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Workers’ Rights on the Ballot – Recording

This November, workers’ rights are on the ballot in California. Proposition 22 is essentially a referendum on AB 5, the controversial gig worker classification law passed in 2019 that challenges the business models of companies like Uber, Lyft, Doordash, Postmates and Instacart. This ballot initiative will ultimately decide the future… Read More

Thank You! – Newsletter Confirmation

Thank you for signing up for our newsletter! Our movement is made stronger with each new person that joins our community. You can get started by signing up for our next event, checking out … Read More

TechEquity’s Election 2020 Endorsements – At-A-Glance

After careful consideration with our advisory board and our members, we’re excited to announce our endorsements for the November 2020 Election!  Check out our statewide measure endorsements as well as local measure endorsements, and stay tuned for our full voter guide, coming soon. If you want to dig deeper into… Read More

Samantha Gordon Joins TechEquity

We at TechEquity are delighted to announce that Samantha Gordon is joining us as our new Senior Vice President of Advocacy & Organizing! As SVP of Advocacy & Organizing, Gordon will expand our base of tech workers and deepen their engagement in our efforts to ensure that all Californians have… Read More

Intro to TechEquity Webinar – September Recording

On September 18th, we hosted an introduction to TechEquity: what our mission is, how we work, and what you can do to help address the Bay’s affordability crisis. We gave a 101 on how we got into the affordability crisis we’re in and what’s happening in the housing + workforce… Read More

Housing on the Ballot – Recording

This November, housing is (once again) on the ballot in California. These two ballot measures are reprises of appearances on the 2018 ballot, both swinging in wildly different directions when it comes to the future of housing in California. On Thursday, September 17th at noon, we discussed the following propositions:… Read More

Prop 16: What You Need to Know

Election Day is just around the corner. While the presidential race is drawing the most attention, ballot measures and candidates in local and state races have the potential to drastically reshape our communities, amidst and after the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why we’ve launched this blog series, to break down the… Read More

Racial Equity on the Ballot – Recording

This November, racial equity is on the ballot in California. While all three of these measures were introduced before the Movement for Black Lives took to the streets this year, the racial reckoning that we’re facing is making these propositions all the more urgent—and important for the future of equity… Read More

Community Spotlight: Katie Pantell

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

Developing Talent: Berkeley’s Workforce Post-COVID – Recording

COVID-19 has revealed long-standing systemic flaws in our economic systems. The uprisings over racial equity across the country compound these flaws, throwing the systemic inequities embedded in our workforce into stark relief. Companies, schools, and workers are adapting to balance new conditions brought on by these twin pandemics and are… Read More