Edyael Casaperalta

Programs and Research Associate at the Center for Rural Strategies

Edyael is a programs and research associate at the Center for Rural Strategies, an organization that seeks to improve economic and social conditions for rural communities. She coordinates the efforts of the Rural Broadband Policy Group (RBPG), which advocates for fast, affordable and reliable Internet. RBPG supports policies that close the digital divide and allow rural residents to participate fully in our nation's economy, culture and democracy. Edyael also supports Rural Strategies' immigration policy efforts.

Edyael was born in Mexico, immigrated to the United States when she was 12 and graduated from Edcouch-Elsa High School in 2001. Edyael received a B.A. from Occidental College in Los Angeles and a master's degree in Latin American studies at Ohio University.

Twitter handle: 
@RuralBBPolicy @_edyael_ #RuralBB

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