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Poizner Scraps Uninsured Motorist Measure

Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner has dropped plans to pursue a ballot measure that would have allowed police to seize the license plates from – and eventually impound – cars driven by those without auto insurance. Poizner, a Republican considered a…
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Are Foundations Doing Enough for Society?

Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Written by: George Dean and Nativo Lopez Now that California’s Assembly has passed legislation designed to shed light on the diversity practices of the state’s grant makers and the measure is pending in the…
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Show Me the Money

Source: blogspot.com | Written by: Marshall Lebovits The Greenlining Institute produces an annual report card that grades the largest US banks on their SBA lending activities to minorities – specifically African Americans, Asian Americans and Latinos. Only one bank got…
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The Greenlining Institute Endorses Local Offsetting Concept

Source: Stardustlocalizing.com | Written by: Stardustlocalizing.com Two days ago, the Greenlining Institute – a public benefit organization focused on increasing low-income and minority participation in civic participation and policy-making that results in equitable policies – put a stake in the…
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The Color of Charity

Source: The Wall Street Journal Online | Written by: The Wall Street Journal Online Just when we thought we’d heard everything from the diversity police, here they come trying to prescribe even the color of charity. The California Assembly last…
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Where Would We Be Without Physicians of Color?

Source: Irvine school newspaper New University | Written by: Kellie K. Middleton, M.P.H. As students and future leaders, we don’t think enough about how minorities have impacted our state’s economy, politics and health care system. If we did, we would…
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A Look at Inequalities in Health

Source: LA Watts Times | Written by: KELLIE MIDDLETON, M.P.H. and LEN CHANTY Slow and steady wins the race… If Aesop’s moral holds true, then the race for black equality and social justice, which started nearly 40 years ago, should…
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