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When Will We Bailout Main Street, Cesar Chavez and Martin Luther King Blvd?

Orson Aguilar Incoming Executive Director 510-926-4004 office orsona@greenlining.org Preeti Vissa Community Reinvestment 510-926-4022 office preetiv@greenlining.org California – The House of Representatives joined the Senate’s vote on Wednesday in affirming the $700 billion dollar bailout of financial institutions. The bailout contains…
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BofA Countrywide Settlement May be Less Than Appears

Robert Gnaizda General Counsel 510-926-4006 office robertg@greenlining.org Preeti Vissa Community Reinvestment 510-926-4022 office preetiv@greenlining.org Berkeley, CA – The Greenlining Institute, a national public policy and advocacy center that has been highly critical of Countrywide’s predatory subprime lending, had urged Attorney…
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Report Card Ranks Best and Worst Small Business Lending to Minorities

Contact: Christian González-Rivera Program Manager, Research Tel.: 510-898-0507 christiang@greenlining.org www.greenlining.org Today, the Greenlining Institute released its annual report card ranking the performance of top financial institutions in SBA lending to minority entrepreneurs in fiscal year 2008. The report will be…
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California Ratepayers Demand Utility Rate Freeze

Samuel Kang Managing Attorney-Consumer Protection 510-926-4004 office 415-317-5946 cell samuelk@greenlining.org San Francisco, CA – Over 150 ratepayers packed the auditorium at the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday to protest billions of dollars in pending utility rate increases. Nearly two…
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Greenlining Applauds Obama’s Homeownership Proposals

Contacts: Orson Aguilar Executive Director 510-926-4005 office 510-552-0493 cell orsona@greenlining.org Preeti Vissa Community Reinvestment 510-926-4022 office 408-234-1956 cell preetiv@greenlining.org Greenlining Applauds Obama’s Homeownership Proposals Berkeley, CA – Since 2004, Greenlining has been highly critical of federal banking regulator responses to…
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Communities of Color Need to Be Part of the Budget Reform Solutions

Contacts: Orson Aguilar Executive Director 510-926-4005 office 510-552-0493 cell orsona@greenlining.org Chris Vaeth Legislative Director 510-926-4026 office chrisv@greenlining.org Greenlining Signs on to Constitutional Convention Summit in Sacramento on February 24th Berkeley, CA – The Greenlining Institute, a statewide multi-ethnic public policy…
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