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Left to right, former Vice President Al Gore, Freada Kapor Klein, founder of The Level Playing Field Institute, and Benjamin Jealous, Kapor Capital Partner and former NAACP President and CEO.

Ben Jealous and Al Gore Honor Freada Kapor at Tech Diversity Forum

At the recent Fairness Matters Forum hosted by The Level Playing Field Institute (LPFI), founder Freada Kapor Klein was recognized as “the moral center of Silicon Valley and an O.G. in technology,” as Benjamin Jealous [...]
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Tech Experts Teach Faith Leaders to Launch Programs through the Cloud

OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation FAITHS Program present: Cracking the Social Media Code: Success Strategies for Faiths and Nonprofits “Do you tweet or really understand the cloud?” quips Carmen Bogan, Program Director of the [...]
Rev. Jesse Jackson. (Photo from The Root, Margot Jordan)

Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Economic Project Summit Plans Global Impact

Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH recently held a Wall Street Project Economic Summit to bring together the power of Main Street, Wall Street and Silicon Valley. Hosted at the Sheraton Times Square in New York City, [...]
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Historic Meeting Brings Together Leaders of Tech, Civil Rights, Venture Capital

  In an unprecedented move, Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Coalition brought together 25 tech companies, civil rights organizations, venture capitalists, non-profits, entrepreneurs and U.S. Department of Labor office at Intel in Santa Clara on Dec. [...]
Broadcaster Dave Clark - Westfield Middle School Music Director Randy Porter - San Francisco Arts Commissioner Marcus Shelby at StubHub Technologists for Music Education Panel Discussion in San Francisco. Photo by Carla Thomas.

StubHub Hosts “Technologists for Music Education” Panel in San Francisco

StubHub hosted their “Technologists for Music Education” panel discussion this week at their San Francisco headquarters. Moderated by broadcaster Dave Clark, the event featured a conversation with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation (MHOF) and the [...]