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3 Bills Crucial to Communities of Color Move Forward

Bills Dealing With Cap-and-Trade, Ballot Initiatives and Insurance Near Passage Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Coordinator, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – Three bills considered critical to the future of California’s growing communities of color are expected to…
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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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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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As Trump Leaves Paris Deal, California Proves Climate Change Policies Help Communities, Economy

“We Are The Resistance,” Greenlining Institute Says; Climate Change Disproportionately Hurts Communities of Color Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) Alvaro Sanchez, Greenlining Institute Environmental Equity Director, 510-926-4018 OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – President Trump’s decision to abandon the…
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Assembly Passes Bill to Bring More Cap-and-Trade Funds to Disadvantaged Communities

Assembly Passes Bill to Bring More Cap-and-Trade Funds to Disadvantaged Communities Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) Isabel Alegría, Public Advocates, 510-541-5428 (cell), ialegria@publicadvocates.org Shrayas Jatkar, Coalition for Clean Air Policy Associate, 916-527-8050; 916-248-9952 (cell) Parin…
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