Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

High Tech Policy and Awards Luncheon 2016

Description: MMTC President and CEO Kim M. Keenan delivers MMTC’s Annual State of Broadband and Social Justice Address, with a special reflection on MMTC’s thirty years of advocacy. MMTC confers its Champion of Digital Equality, Distinguished Pro Bono Service, and Digital Media Vanguard Awards.


  • Brent Wilkes, National Executive Director, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC); Member, MMTC Board of Directors
  • Maurita Coley, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, MMTC

MMTC: 30 Years of Advocacy

  • Amb. William E. Kennard, Former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission, Former Ambassador to the European Union (via video)

State of Broadband and Social Justice Keynote Address: 

  • Kim M. Keenan, President and CEO, MMTC

Special Remarks:

  • Larry Irving, President and CEO, Irving Strategies; Former Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Presentation of Awards:

  • Champion of Digital Equality Award:
    • Antonio Tijerino, President and CEO, Hispanic Heritage Foundation
  • Digital Media Vanguard Award:
    • Tichina Arnold, Actress, Survivor’s Remorse
  • Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award:  
    • Sherry F. Bellamy, Partner, Leftwich, LLC
    • Leftwich, LLC (Accepted by Hon. Marie C. Johns, Managing Partner, Leftwich, LLC)

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