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STILL WALKING THE LIFELONG TIGHTROPE: Technology, Insecurity and the Future of Work

The purpose of this report is to provide an analysis of the prevalence and causes of economic insecurity and inequality in our information economy. We focus on Silicon Valley, the epicenter of economic restructuring, but we think the lessons learned here have implications far beyond the region. We also outline a range of solutions to insecurity and inequality that can be implemented at a local or state level, with en eye to widespread replication by communities across the country.

By | 2018-10-08T09:05:08+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Publications|Comments Off on STILL WALKING THE LIFELONG TIGHTROPE: Technology, Insecurity and the Future of Work

Market Value: How Fair Assessment of California’s Commercial Property Values Would Likely Affect Land Use, Urban Development and the Economy

Reforming our property tax system to assess commercial properties at their market value would provide a more equitable tax structure for businesses, while raising additional revenue for essential state services. But what would be the overall economic impact of such a reform? To what extent would increasing property taxes for large land owners hurt the California economy, resulting in lost jobs and economic output? To what extent would it improve economic performance and promote more efficient land use and urban development?

By | 2018-06-19T13:38:57+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Publications|Comments Off on Market Value: How Fair Assessment of California’s Commercial Property Values Would Likely Affect Land Use, Urban Development and the Economy

Food Justice Quiz App

The 2015 Youth Empowerment Institute decided to take a break from teaching college access and switch gears to teaching girls to educate their peers about the plethora of issues regarding food justice. In partnership with the Food Chain Workers Alliance, the girls created an app that deals with:

  • Healthy Eating
  • Nutrition […]
By | 2017-06-19T15:20:10+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Apps, Products|Comments Off on Food Justice Quiz App