Building Health Equity for Communities of Color while Obamacare is Under Attack

Last month, Greenlining hosted our 24th annual Economic Summit which brought nearly 1,000 attendees together for critical panels, discussions, and networking all focused on “Racial Justice on the Frontlines.” Given the turmoil in Washington, DC, perhaps no other issue has…
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AB 1344 & My Uncle: Informing Our Re-entry Community About Their Right To Vote

“After being in prison, I just wanted to live again…a second chance at life.” – Tio During the height of the racist war on drugs, the police arrested my Tio (uncle in Spanish) and locked him up. He spent five years…
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3 Ways to Improve Obamacare After the Trumpcare Debacle

Congressional Republicans voted to #MakeAmericaGreatAgain on Friday, March 24 – by not voting at all. Just 18 days after Speaker Ryan introduced the almost universally maligned American Health Care Act, the extremist alt-right Freedom Caucus responded with one resounding message:…
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Big $ = Big Lies: 3 Things to Know About California’s Proposed Soda Taxes

As a new Oakland resident, I notice a lot of tension about Measure HH – the proposed soda tax, similar to San Francisco’s Prop. V and Albany’s Measure O1 – and it’s made me reflect about my family and childhood…
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Kaiser Permanente’s Sponsorship of the Warriors May Not Be So Golden

  GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS FANS STAND UP! The Bay Area should thank their Warriors, led by the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, for ending a 40-year NBA Finals appearance drought. Warriors faithful everywhere (including several of my esteemed colleagues…
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