Annette Bernhardt is the Director of the Technology and Work program at the UC Berkeley Labor Center. Previously she was Policy Co-Director of the National Employment Law Project, as well as visiting professor at the UC Berkeley Sociology Department and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. A leading scholar of… Read More
Natalie Foster is the President and co-founder of the Economic Security Project, a network dedicated to advancing a guaranteed income in America and reining in the unprecedented concentration of corporate power. She’s a senior fellow at the Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative, and former director at Obama’s Organizing for… Read More
Shannon Wait is a Campaign Assistant at Alphabet Workers Union-CWA, a wall-to-wall minority union that spans all corners of Google and Alphabet – including temporary worker organizing. She joined AWU on launch day as a Data Center Technician at a Google Data Center, becoming the first worker that members organized… Read More
Catherine Bracy’s Year in Books
If there is a theme to my book recommendations this year it’s this: how do I understand what the heck is going on? 2022 was a year for picking my head up, taking a step back, and trying to see the bigger picture. It’s hard to do when it feels… Read More
TechEquity Wrapped: Our Organizing & Advocacy in 2022
We’re weeks away from saying goodbye to 2022 and welcoming the new year! Grab yourself a warm drink, cozy up, and accompany us as we look back on our journey. Over the past year, we’ve seen the impacts of the ongoing pandemic and an impending recession on our communities. Housing… Read More
Support Homes for Communities, Not Corporations!
In the face of an increasingly corporatized housing market, we need bold policies that prioritize the needs of the renter families who are struggling with high housing costs. Policies like COPA and TOPA are a unique way to reclaim housing for residents and shift housing stock back into the… Read More
December Intro to the Affordability Crisis Webinar – Recording
Join TechEquity Collaborative for an introduction to our affordability crisis. We discussed the history of how we got here and what’s happening in the housing + labor worlds to combat it. For those that are new to TechEquity, this is a great primer to help you get plugged in… Read More
Tech Layoffs: A Panel Discussion
For years, tech workers enjoyed a seemingly unparalleled level of job security. Now, tech companies across the industry are laying off thousands of directly-employed and contract workers. What does this mean for the future of the tech industry and the workers that make it all happen? On Thursday, December 8th,… Read More
Announcing the Tenant Protections Rent Calculator!
We’re excited to announce that we’re launching the most comprehensive anti-gouging rent calculator in California: introducing the Tenant Protections Rent Calculator! Millions of California renters are eligible for local rent control and/or statewide rent stabilization under the Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (AB 1482). But between inadequate documentation and… Read More