leads greater Oakland’s role as a national
city helping to recode the American economy.
By 2020, we will place 1,000 underrepresented residents in emerging tech internships, apprenticeships, and jobs.
An Initiative of the
Kapor Center for Social Impact
Oakland is home to companies employing over 7,000 tech employees.
Oakland tech workers earn 75% more than the average of all Oakland employees ($122,000 vs. $69,500 per year).
Only 18% of Oakland’s tech workers are Black or Latinx, though these groups comprise 53% of the city's residents. Only 34% of Oakland’s tech employees are women.
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