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Alejo Introduces Bill to Encourage Clean Energy Contracts with Minority Firms

Would Boost Small Businesses with Supplier Diversity Program Similar to Longstanding CPUC Effort Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) introduced legislation today designed to boost California small businesses and bring…
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FCC Net Neutrality Decision a Win for Communities of Color

New Rules Will Stop “Digital Redlining” Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) WASHINGTON – The Greenlining Institute applauded today’s decision by the Federal Communications Commission to adopt strong net neutrality protections, and particularly the commission’s decision…
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Greenlining to Oppose Proposed CPUC Decision on Comcast/Time Warner Cable Deal

Meeting to Consider Proposal Today at 2 p.m. Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) Stephanie Chen, Greenlining Institute Energy and Telecommunications Policy Director, 415-706-2436 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO – This afternoon, representatives of The Greenlining Institute will speak…
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New Report: CA Must Improve Outreach to Limited-English Voters

Many Don’t Know Help Is Available; Lack of Information May Curb Turnout of Asians, Latinos Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – One in nine eligible California voters speaks only limited English, and many…
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Greenlining Institute Applauds FCC Stand on Net Neutrality

Strong Protections Will Block “Digital Redlining,” Boost Affordable, Accessible Broadband for All Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – The Greenlining Institute today applauded FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposed net neutrality protections, particularly the…
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Carsharing for Electric Cars Coming to Low-Income Communities This Summer

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Thanks to legislation enacted last year, SB 1275 (de León), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has taken the first steps to create carsharing programs for electric…
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Un Nuevo Sitio Web en Español Muestra Como La Ley de Energía Limpia de CA Ayuda a Comunidades Desfavorecidas

Es.UpLiftCA.org Destaca el Impacto en los Latinos: Trabajos, Aire Limpio, Vecindarios Saludables y Prósperos  Contacto: Bruce Mirken, Director de Relaciones de Prensa de Greenlining Institute, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cel.) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Hoy, la organización, “The Greenlining Institute”, lanzó la segunda etapa…
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Former Prisoners Often Don’t Know They Can Vote, New Report Finds

Greenlining Institute Urges Reforms Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – California permits former state prisoners to vote once they have completed their sentence or parole, but many formerly incarcerated Californians don’t know their…
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New Campaign Shows How CA Climate Change Laws Help Disadvantaged Communities

UpLiftCA.org Highlights Impact on Real Californians: Jobs, Clean Air, Healthy & Thriving Neighborhoods Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Today The Greenlining Institute launched a new campaign to highlight how California’s climate change…
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