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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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6 Million Voters Without a Voice

Every election, the ballot initiative process becomes more vital to California’s democracy. This fall will be no different. But as of now, millions of California voters have no say on which propositions make the ballot. Join our California Speaks campaign…
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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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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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