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Wall Street’s Takeover of Atlanta’s Housing Market

It’s no secret that the American Dream, of a single-family home with a white picket fence, is out of reach for the vast majority of Americans, especially Black and brown people. But did you know that large corporations are buying up homes in growing cities, quietly pushing that dream further… Read More

4 Reasons Why Article 34 Sucks

The pamphlet for Prop 10 in 1950, which eventually became Article 34 of the California Constitution. Source: Liam Dillon What if I told you that 72 years ago, California amended its legal code to create the biggest constitutional barrier to affordable housing in the country? If I said that… Read More

Tech’s Impact on the Bay: German’s Story

My story Hey there! My name is German Calderon, the Community Manager at TechEquity Collaborative and a lifelong Bay Area resident. I wanted to share a bit about what it’s been like growing up in the Bay, the impact tech has had on my childhood, and how we can build… Read More

How to Be an Activist: A Practical Organizing Training – Recording

What does being an activist really mean? To us, it means becoming a part of a campaign for tangible political change. It can mean calling your legislators to pass a key bill, knocking on doors to get a citizen-led proposition on the ballot, building a civic tech tool to help… Read More

Announcing TechEquity’s Legislative Priorities

Each year, hundreds of bills are introduced into the California legislature. We sift through legislation to find and select a set of bills that address problems in our issue areas: housing and labor & workforce.  TechEquity is advancing a bold policy agenda to address economic inequality in the… Read More

Deepening DE&I – Equitable and Effective Corporate Practice

The Problem With Unfulfilled Promises To be frank, the diversity, inclusion, and belonging initiatives that corporate America and the tech sector promised in the wake of George Floyd’s murder haven’t aged well. Two years later, many companies have come under fire for paying lip service — whether it’s hiring… Read More

What You Need to Know About the Pay Transparency for Pay Equity Act (SB 1162)

You’ve heard of the gender wage gap: that oft-repeated stat that on average, women make just 82 cents for every dollar earned by men. You also may have heard that the gap widens for women of color; Black women make 62 cents and Latina women make just 54 cents to… Read More

Contract Workers: We Want to Hear Your Stories

Are you a contract worker in tech? Have you experienced inequities in your pay, treatment, or experience? We’re looking for contract workers who can share their stories and help us pass a historic bill—the Pay Transparency for Pay Equity Act, or SB 1162—to change the treatment of contract workers. Read More

Support Pay Equity Today!

Join us for a Legislative Hearing Sign up to show your support for SB 1162. We'll follow up with sign-on details as soon as we have them. First Name* Last Name* Email* Zip Code* Do you work… Read More

Community Spotlight – Corey Ponder

Tech workers from across the Bay Area have joined TechEquity’s network and given their time, skills, and financial support to make their communities more equitable. We’re proud of our growing community full of intelligent, passionate, engaged citizens, and we want to show them off. Meet Corey Ponder Corey Ponder is… Read More