Public Comment at CA Department of Insurance Hearing regarding Aetna/Humana Merger

Anthony Galace, Health Equity Director, expresses Greenlining’s opposition to the proposed merger between Aetna and Humana. Greenlining’s primary concerns regarding this merger center on the lack diversity and inclusion measure that address the needs of communities of color.

To read the comment, click here.

Greenlining’s Testimony in Support of AB 2722, the Transformative Climate Communities Program

Greenlining Environmental Equity Director Alvaro Sanchez testified before the California Assembly Committee on Natural Resources in favor of legislation creating a Transformative Climate Communities Program, designed to foster an integrated, collaborative approach to comprehensively address the burdens of disproportionately impacted communities that have suffered from decades of environmental pollution and neglect.
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Settlement Agreement to Deploy Charging Stations in PG&E Service Territory

PG&E, the Greenlining Institute, and a diverse coalition of groups proposed an agreement to the CPUC to deploy up to 7,500 charging stations for electric cars throughout northern and central California. The three year pilot program, branded, “Charge Smart and Save,” will have a budget cap of $160M.

To read the settlement, click here.

Call for Questions on Expanding Internet Access in Upcoming Presidential Debates

Over three dozen signers from a diverse group of national civil rights groups, technology policy advocates, media advocates, and community organizing groups sent a letter to moderators of the four upcoming debates, urging them to ask how the candidates will help more Americans have access to affordable high-speed Internet choices.

To read the letter, click here.

Public Comment Letter to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Implementation Group

Greenlining joined advocates in writing a letter to the California Workforce Development Board and the WIOA Implementation Group conveying our public comment for the WIOA state plan. Our recommendations called for greater accountability and equity in the allocation of workforce development resources, particularly for boys and men of color.

To read the letter, click here.