Greening Our Neighborhood & Putting Americans to Work: A Case for Carbon Reduction & Job Creation

There is growing concern among low‐income communities that the “green wave” will pass
them by, especially when everybody, it seems, is going green. Major companies, such as Boeing, Chevron, and others are using their resources and market power to ensure they profit in the emerging green economy. Financial companies such as Goldman Sachs are
spending millions of dollars preparing for a windfall in the carbon trading market.

Citizens Redistricting Commission Q&A: Why I Should Care?

Redistricting is the process of re-drawing electoral districts. This process occurs once every 10 years, following the US Census count, and the primary purpose is to ensure there are roughly the same number of people in each district. It is how we attempt to achieve “one person, one vote” representation throughout our nation. Redistricting occurs at all levels of government (from congressional districts to school board, water districts, city council, and more). Redistricting will determine how well we are able to leverage our collective votes to elect candidates of our choosing to represent us on the issues that matter most.

Citizens Redistricting Commission: Top Ten Questions

Redistricting is the process of re-drawing electoral districts. This process occurs once every 10 years, following the US Census count, and the primary purpose is to ensure there are roughly the same number of people in each district. It is how we attempt to achieve “one person, one vote” representation throughout our nation. Redistricting occurs at all levels of government (from congressional districts to school board, water districts, city council, and more). Redistricting will determine how well we are able to leverage our collective votes to elect candidates of our choosing to represent us on the issues that matter most.

Citizens Redistricting Commission: Fact Sheet

Redistricting is the process of re-drawing electoral districts. This process occurs once every 10 years, following the US Census count, and the primary purpose is to ensure there are roughly the same number of people in each district. It is how we attempt to achieve “one person, one vote” representation throughout our nation. Redistricting occurs at all levels of government (from congressional districts to school board, water districts, city council, and more). Redistricting will determine how well we are able to leverage our collective votes to elect candidates of our choosing to represent us on the issues that matter most.

Telemedicine for the New Majority in California

With healthcare reform dominating the national political debate, telemedicine has emerged as a viable option to improve the quality of care, increase health access, and reduce costs for underserved communities. Given the racial/ethnic and linguistic diversity of California’s population, this report explores explicit efforts being made to ensure telemedicine is linguistically and culturally appropriate for all Californian’s

Diversity on Foundation Boards of Directors

Among the largest 46 foundations in the nation, 1 out of 4 are people of color, yet most have no people of color on their boards at all.  Specifically, 8.0% of board members in the top foundations in the nation are Latino, 12.5% are African American, and 4.5% are Asian American.  However, 28.3% of the top 46 foundations have no people of color on their boards at all; 56.5% have no Latinos, 37.8% have no African Americans, and 69.6% have no Asian Americans.