Rev tells me she’s worked on CSS animation, CLI GIFs, and a handful of other tech for clients: “DQaaS—data quality as a service—projects were quite regular last year.” Those, she adds, were pretty valuable to stabilizing her income as she got more coding experience. Magical has been at AnnieCannons for a year. “My first web project was EasyTRO, an app that helps survivors of domestic abuse and human trafficking access the documentation needed to file a temporary restraining order.” Voyager was a student in the nonprofit’s third class; she now manages the bulk of the company’s data project work.
In recent years, Catie Hart has spent her time both as a lecturer at AnnieCannons and as a human trafficking adviser to places like the San Francisco Police Department, Shasta County, and UC Davis. But when she was 18, Hart was coerced into sex work by a man she met just after she had arrived in San Francisco. After more than seven years, she broke away, found her way to UC Berkeley, and got a degree in sociology.
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