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“Grade Inflation” Widespread in CRA Reviews, Greenlining Institute Charges

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) WASHINGTON – Federal bank regulators increasingly look the other way when major banks’ CRA reviews show low performance on lending, investments or services, allowing bank mergers that aren’t in the public interest…
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A New Year to Seize New Opportunities!

Richard Cordray to Keynote at our 2014 Economic Summit! April 4th is less than 3 months away! We are excited to announce that Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray and PG&E Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony F. Earley Jr. will be…
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Advocates Challenge NBA: Take Real Action on Diversity

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – In a letter sent today to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, The Greenlining Institute challenges the league to take meaningful action on diversity, including actions designed to bring investment and opportunity to the communities…
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Advocates, Officials Blast Bank Regulators’ Proposed Diversity Standards

Sen. Bob Menendez, SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar Join Greenlining Institute in Criticism Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) WASHINGTON – Final joint standards just released by six federal agencies for assessing the diversity practices of the…
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Apply for our 2015-16 Leadership Academy programs!

Apply Today: 2015-16 Leadership Academy Programs! Applications for our 2015-2016 Greenlining Academy programs are now open! We’re looking for bright and talented candidates who are committed to social justice and equity. We’re currently accepting applications for the following programs: legal academy, policy fellows, and…
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Assembly Bill Would Boost Jobs

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Coordinator, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) Measure by Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) Would Require Insurance Companies to Report Contracting with California-Based Diverse Businesses SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) introduced legislation this week aimed at boosting small…
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