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Thank You – Tech, Bias, and Housing Initiative

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Maria Noel Fernandez

Maria Noel Fernandez is the Executive Director of Working Partnerships. Maria Noel brings over a decade of organizing experience to the movement for a just economy in which all working people have what they need to thrive. As Executive Director of Working Partnerships USA, she oversees multiple campaigns and initiatives… Read More

Roberto Clack

Roberto Clack is the Executive Director of Temp Worker Justice. Roberto has spent time organizing in the housing, peace, and labor movements. As part of his work in the peace movement, Roberto helped organize Iraq Veterans Against War’s (IVAW) Winter Soldier event in 2008 and IVAW’s NATO Ceremony in 2012. Read More

Leah Simon-Weisberg

Leah Simon-Weisberg is an expert and statewide leader on rent control, landlord-tenant law, and anti-displacement policy. She is presently the Legal Director for Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE.) She represented Moms 4 Housing in court, fighting for their right to live in an empty corporate-owned home on the… Read More

Michael Akinwumi

Michael Akinwumi leads the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA)’s Tech Equity Initiative. The Tech Equity Initiative (TEI) is a multi-faceted effort launched by NFHA to increase the fairness of and reshape the design of algorithmic systems in the housing and financial services industries. Conducting research to advance the AI fairness… Read More

Aiha Nguyen

Aiha Nguyen leads the Labor Futures Initiative at Data & Society, which seeks to better understand emergent disruptions in the labor force as a result of data-centric technological development, and create new frames for understanding these disruptions through evidence-based research and collaboration with stakeholders. Prior to joining Data & Society,… Read More

Harlan Yu

Harlan Yu is the Executive Director of Upturn. Based in Washington D.C., Upturn advances equity and justice in the design, governance, and use of technology. Through research and advocacy, Upturn drives policy changes to address the disproportionate impact of new technologies across a range of longstanding civil rights areas, including… Read More

Ken Wang

Ken Wang is an organizer by training and lawyer by trade who holds the dual role of Policy Associate with the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) and Compliance Counsel with the Center for Empowered Politics (CEP). As the Policy Associate with CELA, he works in Sacramento to advance policies to… Read More