The Tech Talent Pathways Partnership (T2P2) leads greater Oakland’s role as a national TechHire city helping to recode the American economy.
We are a cross-sector coalition catalyzing the training, placement, and advancement of 1,000 diverse residents from non-traditional backgrounds across sustainable tech career pathways by 2020.
T2P2 is based at the Kapor Center for Social Impact's Innovation Lab.
The East Bay is experiencing high demand for well-paid tech employees.
- 61,000 workers are employed by the East Bay tech sector.
- 26,000 new jobs are forecast between 2012 and 2022.
- East Bay tech companies are among the industries lobbying congress for H-1B visas to fill employee ranks
- The unemployment rate for young adults of color is 22% in Alameda County.
- African Americans and Latinos comprise over 55% of Oakland's residents, but only 13.5% of tech workers.