Community Power building
THE STORY BEHIND THIS WORK
Since 2019, Measure has provided over 3,000 hours of free data support hours to Powerful Black, Brown, and Indigenous-led organizations by helping them create community-led solutions, community impact metrics, and data collection plans. Although they felt more equipped to serve their community and get funding, they were still missing a place to:
- Tech solution to manage their data
- Relationships to further their mission
- Visibility of their great work
Then we decided to dig into the numbers...
did not have systems for
collecting data 1
philanthropic funding to
Black communities 2
National Center for Responsive Philanthropy
- Measure, 2020 Report, Centering The Experience Black-Led Nonprofits In Austin
- National Center for Responsive Philanthropy, 2016-2018 Report
WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT
Just Tech produces justice-focused technology research that amplifies historically marginalized voices and envisions equitable technological futures.
WAIT UNTIL 8TH
The Wait Until 8th pledge empowers parents to unite against societal pressures and delay smartphone usage for their children until 8th grade to promote a more balanced childhood experience.
Algorithmic Justice League
The Algorithmic Justice League strives to combat AI bias and discrimination, advocating for equitable and accountable AI systems that consider the voices and rights of the most impacted communities.