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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

Pay Transparency is Law in CA!

Governor Newsom recently signed SB 1162 into law, expanding pay transparency to millions of workers in California, including contract workers. This means that most California employers are now required to post a salary range on all job postings and report pay data for both full-time employees and contract… 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

Strengthening Labor and Housing Rights in 2022

Announcing TechEquity’s 2022 Policy Agenda! This year we’re releasing our policy agenda: a framework that guides the public policy and corporate practice work that we’re doing in 2022. Read the full policy agenda below, and check out our Public Policy page to learn more about how you can help us… Read More

How to Be an Activist: A Practical Organizing Training

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