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A view of the Golden Gate Bridge from a bluff facing the city; San Francisco's high-rises are visible between the bridge beams on a slightly foggy day.
Issue 39 by Maria Noel Fernandez & Julian Posadas & Matt Schaefer on July 28th, 2016
"As folks talk about the booming economy and the wealth and incredible jobs that tech is creating, the folks that are being left behind are the invisible workforce, are people of color. "
Ariel view of Silicon Valley: grids of housing and greenery bisected by roads, the tip of the airplane wing just visible in the right-hand corner.
Issue 39 by Maria Noel Fernandez & Julian Posadas & Matt Schaefer on July 28th, 2016
"...we will always win when we take on fights or campaigns like this, because we know that our fight is relational. We can build coalitions, we can build relationships, and that’s what makes us twice as strong. The opposition is about dollars and figures. "
A bright, vibrant colony of anemones under the sea.
Issue 26 by Shanley Kane on September 2nd, 2015
Diversity in tech is not only about ending technology empires that employ almost all white men, but about ending the ecosystems around tech companies that benefit primarily white males through a constellation of seemingly “secondary” effects in a far vaster net.
A street in Cuba, electric wires hanging in between lines of storefronts and residences. It's a beautiful sunny day and people are walking down the street in the distance.
Issue 19 by Daniel José Older on April 8th, 2015
The changing faces and storefronts reveal another chapter in the long ugly history of race and power.
Screenshot of the website. The title reads 'San Francisco is in Crisis' and the subtitle is 'Real-estate speculators are evicting longtime city residents. Many of the affected are ELDERLY, DISABLED and LOW-INCOME with no affordable housing options. YOU CAN HELP. Don't rent or buy property available because of a no-fault eviction.'
Funding by The Editor on April 7th, 2014
Don’t Move Into Housing Available Due to Eviction Law Abuse
McElroy, the author of this piece, at a protest, holding a megaphone.
Lean Out by Erin McElroy & Kelsey Gilmore-Innis on February 24th, 2014
A look at new technology projects combating Bay Area speculation, plus the role and responsibilities of tech workers within local communities.