Advancing Justice | AAJC Defends the Lifeline ProgramOctober 1, 2019
Advancing Justice | AAJC submitted reply comments and engaged Congress in defense of the Lifeline program.
Type:Letter / Comment
In opposition to the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed budget cap on the Universal Service Fund (USF) programs, Advancing Justice | AAJC submitted reply comments arguing that the proposal would prevent low-income Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from receiving discounts on phone or broadband service through Lifeline - a USF program that is key to bridging the digital divide in the United States. Advancing Justice | AAJC also collaborated with a Congressional office on a letter that was sent to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.