“I went to all these conferences, and the only people that looked like me were the janitors cleaning up,” says one Women of Color in Tech panelist.
Rev. Jesse Jackson asks tech companies each year to release basic demographic reports they send to the government. This year he’s turning up the heat.
In dozens of cities across the country, lenders are more likely to deny loans to applicants of color than white ones.
We surveyed 211 of the largest Silicon Valley tech companies that were required to submit EEO-1 diversity reports to the federal government for 2016.
Silicon Valley companies had many reasons for withholding the data, including Yelp’s diversity officer, who called it “probably not very interesting.”
As of Oct. 19, 2017, we have been able to obtain EEO-1 reports from 23 of those companies.
“All we’re doing is keeping those beds in cells warm for their kids,” says the state prison director. These women “need help. They don’t need prison.”
The House Appropriations Committee voted to defund an Obama-era initiative to reduce wage disparities, which employer groups say is burdensome.
Election ID laws pose unique challenges to transgender voters who might not have IDs that reflect their gender or name.
Last summer, three fires ravaged Lake County, California. Use our new interactive tool to take a deeper look at where and how these blazes spread.