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Virtual Job Fair Offers Hundreds of Employment Opportunities in Kansas Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland encourages jobseekers and employers searching for talent to take part in the final Virtual Statewide Job Fair of the year, hosted by KANSASWORKS, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13. Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $15M Available to Connect Kansans to Digital Devices and Public Wi-Fi Governor Laura Kelly announced today that applications are open for the Advancing Digital Opportunities to Promote Technology (ADOPT) program. A total of $14.7 million in grant awards will be available to organizations addressing the challenges of broadband accessibility, affordability, and device availability. Governor Kelly Announces $28.5M for High-Speed Internet Infrastructure Governor Laura Kelly announced today that $28.5 million in grants were awarded to 12 entities through the Lasting Infrastructure and Network Connectivity (LINC) program. The LINC program provides strategic funding for crucial aspects of broadband connectivity to reduce the cost of internet service, increase availability, and improve performance. Governor Kelly Announces $5M to Expand Access to High-Speed Internet in Rural Kansas Communities Governor Laura Kelly today announced that $5 million has been awarded to eight internet service providers (ISPs) in the latest round of Broadband Acceleration Grants for 2023. The awards will be paired with an additional $6.6 million in matching funds, resulting in an investment of nearly $12 million for high-speed broadband access projects across 10 rural Kansas counties. View All


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Field Representatives & Staff

Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission
Erika Nelson

Northwest / North Central Regional Consultant
Rural / Folk & Traditional Arts Specialist

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Julian Montes

Southwest / South Central Regional Consultant

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Kelly Yarbrough

Northeast / Southeast Regional Consultant
Residencies / Arts & Environment Specialist

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Lonita Cook

East Central Regional Consultant
Film, Critical Writing

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Alex Kimball Williams

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team Lead

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Mona Cliff, Jose Faus DEI Team Members

Christie Dobson

Accessibility Specialist

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Nick Carswell

Creative Industries Specialist

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Gabriel Ortiz

Data Manager

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Kate Van Steenhuyse

Assistant Director

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