March 29, 2019

The Atlantic: Joe Sanberg Dares Trump to Call Him a Socialist

AMES, Iowa—Joe Sanberg thinks there just might be a long-shot presidential campaign for him if he can roll his unique attributes together: growing up poor, succeeding […]
March 23, 2019

SCNow: SC group spreads word about earned income tax credit

FLORENCE, S.C. – A new organization in South Carolina has made a mission out of making sure that those who are eligible take advantage of the […]
March 19, 2019

The Nation: Medicare for All Is Not Just Good Politics—It’s Good for Business, Too

We’ve all heard, read and seen the claims that Medicare for All is bad for the the economy, anti-business, and an attack on the free market. […]
January 29, 2019

Mercury News: Opinion: Governor doubles down on one of best tools to fight poverty

Gov. Gavin Newsom made a bold, smart decision when he made one of his signature proposals a plan to more than double the California Earned Income […]
January 22, 2019

The Nation: The Green New Deal Is Our Best Hope for Saving the Planet—and Ending Poverty

We’ve all seen the movie. Confronted with a menacing force that threatens the existence of life on Earth, humanity sets aside its national differences to unite […]
May 31, 2018
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LA Weekly: Joe Sanberg Is Fighting for a More Equitable California

Joe Sanberg, a California native, has spent the past eight years as a philanthropic entrepreneur building socially conscious companies and organizations. Most notably, he is the […]
March 8, 2018

Daily News: Joe Sanberg wants to end poverty in California — and he wants your help

By Dan Morain, CALMatters Joe Sanberg got the news out of the way, first: “I’m not running for anything in 2018,” he said by phone, emphasis […]
February 8, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: How to end poverty in California

California has the highest rate of poverty in the nation — 20.6 percent. That statistic is true, tragic and shameful. But what is not true is […]
September 7, 2017

Joe Sanberg Launches Media Campaign to Honor California’s Working Heroes

August 28, 2017

Joe’s remarks at Netroots Nation 2017

You might be wondering who the heck is Joe Sanberg? Let me tell you. Like so many in our generation, my mom raised me by herself […]
June 21, 2017

The Nation: California Is Massively Expanding One of the Most Effective Tools to Make Work Pay Better

One of the biggest failures of our modern economy is that tens of millions of people work full-time—or more than full-time—yet live with constant financial worries […]
June 18, 2017

OZY: The World Needs More Father Figures — Here’s A Solution

As barbecue kits and ties are unwrapped by dads in households nationwide today, it’s important to remember that a lot of kids don’t have a father […]
May 16, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: California should expand tax credits for the poor

In 2015, the CalEITC debuted to help California fight poverty. More than 385,000 Californians received the new credit, resulting in more than $200 million in refunds […]
March 2, 2017

Michigan Radio: Silicon Valley leader tells Michigan progressives to use more economic power to push for change

Sanberg joined Stateside to talk about how we should use all of the tools in the toolbox, from politics and public policy to philanthropy, to solve […]
February 22, 2017

Sacramento Bee: California wants to give a tax credit to the working poor but some people aren’t signing up

Tech entrepreneur Joseph N. Sanberg, who leads the CalEITC4Me campaign, said the state credit can be the difference between a family getting two meals a day […]
February 13, 2017

Capital Main: Getting the Word About the Earned Income Tax Credit to Working Families

Sanberg founded CalEITC4Me to fill the first-year information gap. CalEITC4Me works by partnering with local community groups already working with low-income families. Taxpayers can use the […]
January 6, 2017

Public News Service: Nevada Progressive Groups Rally the Faithful This Weekend

Sanberg said he’ll encourage Nevadans to help low-income families take advantage of state and federal tax breaks “across the Earned Income Tax Credit, the Child Tax […]