oseph Sanberg is a progressive entrepreneur on a mission to end poverty. As a steward of the movement to pass the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income families in California, Joe founded CalEITC4Me, which helps millions of low-income California families claim the state and federal Earned Income Tax Credits, putting more than $4 billion back in their pockets. Most recently, he successfully advocated for the passage of new legislation that extends access to the credits to low-wage immigrant workers.
Joe is the co-founder of Aspiration.com, a socially conscious online financial company that enables customers to choose their own fee levels on checking and investment accounts, and offers managed funds that are 100% fossil-fuel-free. He also manages Working Hero PAC, a people-powered political organization dedicated to electing candidates who have a plan to end America’s outrageous levels of income inequality.
Joe was raised by his mom in Southern California.