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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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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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Greenlining’s Michelle Romero to Speak at Voting Rights Hearing Jan. 30

Will Address Needs of Limited-English Voters at National Commission on Voting Rights Hearing in San Francisco Thursday Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) Stacie B. Royster, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 202-662-8317; 202-445-6101 (cell); sroyster@lawyerscommittee.org SAN FRANCISCO – Greenlining Institute Claiming…
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Sen. Mark Leno to Keynote SF Town Hall on CA Budget 11/25

Sen. Mark Leno to Keynote SF Town Hall on CA Budget 11/25 “Equity in California’s State Budget” Hosted by The Greenlining Institute, California Forward, & Latino Community Foundation Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO…
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New Report: Odd-Year City Elections Shrink Turnout

Study Looks at Recent Votes in 6 California Cities; Odd-Year City Votes Could Hurt Minority Representation Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – A new study being released Monday suggests that holding municipal elections…
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