The Bay Area is experiencing a widening inequality gap. Many people have profited greatly from the high tech industry. But even more people are being left behind.
What will happen if this trend continues? is there any way to slow it down or reverse it?
James Higa was a top executive at Apple for many years. He was on the team that developed iTunes. He’s now the Executive Director of Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, helping to find organizations who are helping those in need and giving them grants.
David Shearan and Belinda Arriaga both run non profit organizations that have been recognized by PVF and given grants to continue their work. David Shearan is the Executive Director of Street Life Ministries and Belinda Arriaga is the founder of Ayudando Latinos a Soñar.
James, David and Belinda share their ideas on what might help narrow the inequality gap in the Bay Area: