Environmental Equity

Environmental Equity focuses on the emerging green economy in order to make sure that communities of color not only have a clean environment, but also benefit from the economic opportunities made possible by environmental efforts.

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New Research Finds Blind Spots in Assessing Climate Threats in California; Advocates Point to Solutions in Interactive Mapping Tool, Equity Guidebook

Contact: Jenny Park, jenny@resource-media.org, 415-867-1166 Marie Choi, marie@apen4ej.org, 530-505-1102 Bruce Mirken, brucem@greenlining.org, 415-846-7758 SACRAMENTO — Two new resources from California’s leading environmental justice and equity groups aim to fill critical information gaps for state and local policymakers tasked with making…
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Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Help Disadvantaged Communities Access Climate Funds

First of Its Kind, SB 1072 Levels the Playing Field for Underresourced Communities Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – Last night, with climate leaders from around the world, California Gov. Jerry Brown…
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New Online Tool Connects Californians To Energy-Saving & Climate Programs

UpLift Resource Finder Helps Families, Governments, Community Groups Find Help to Save Energy & Money, Fight Climate Change Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Today The Greenlining Institute released a new online tool…
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California Okays New Electric Vehicle Charging Projects to Boost Access in Low-Income Communities

$43 Million in Smaller Projects Part of Larger Push to Grow EV Access Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – Today the California Public Utilities Commission approved 15 proposals to expand electric vehicle…
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