An interview with Catherine Bracy, co-founder of TechEquity Collaborative, a group organizing the tech community to advocate for a tech-driven economy that works for everyone.
What’s Cooking Bay Area? An interview with the co-founder of Restaurant Opportunities Center United — a W&EHF grantee organization.
San Francisco’s Financial Justice Project — the first of its kind in the country — assesses and reforms how fees and fines unintentionally push people into poverty and make government a driver of inequality.
Explaining what the women’s wealth gap is, what it means, and what we can do about it just got a lot easier.
As we march this Saturday, erasing the disparity in wealth is just one of the issues that we set out to achieve. This is a time of change for America and it is up to all of us, working together, to make sure it is change for the better, for all.
José Quiñonez’s personal story, and the story of the Mission Asset Fund’s creation and ascent, present a window into the kind of leadership with which the Walter & Elise Haas Fund is honored to collaborate.
Not only do job training programs help the unemployed find work, those aligned with high-growth sectors lift people and families out of poverty; they help connect people to living wage jobs and stable career paths. That’s access and opportunity. That’s economic security.
The success of getting this legislation enacted is a great example of the role local philanthropy can play as an intermediary, not just a funder, in addressing thorny and important community issues.
Wages may be critical to women’s daily survival, but it’s the compounding gap in accrued wealth that hobbles women’s long-term financial well-being.