We examine the degree to which minority groups participate on the net, ways in which they are (inadvertantly) excluded, and techniques for increasing their participation. We also discuss characteristics of the net that encourage broad participation. Finally, we ask to what extent class is relevant to participation or non-participation on the net. (58:32)Chair - Barbara Simons, USACM / Introductions by Deborah Runkle from the American Assn. for the Advancement of Science.