UpTogether is a technology platform used to achieve economic and social mobility through collaboration with low-income families, leveraging existing family capacity for mobility by ensuring the Connections, Choice, and Capital of families. By shifting away from the traditional top-down approach, UpTogether hopes to change the way America sees and resources low-income families, creating an environment that empowers families and communities to design their own innovations and their own path toward peer-to-peer supportive relationships that provide critical information, advice, and inspiration.
UpTogether is a program out of the Family Independence Initiative (FII). The team is comprised of Jorge Blandón (Technology Team Lead), Samer Masry (Chief Technology Officer), and David Henderson (Chief Data Officer). FII is based in California, USA.