Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Help Disadvantaged Communities Access Climate Funds

First of Its Kind, SB 1072 Levels the Playing Field for Underresourced Communities Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – Last night, with climate leaders from around the world, California Gov. Jerry Brown…
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An Open Letter to Governor Brown: Repeal Maximum Family Grants Immediately

Dear Governor Jerry Brown, California has the opportunity to remove one of the state’s most discriminatory laws. The Greenlining Institute strongly urges you to support Senate Bill 23 (Mitchell), which seeks to repeal the Maximum Family Grant, or “family cap”…
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Governor’s Budget to Include Clean Energy Investments for Underserved Communities

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Policy experts at The Greenlining Institute joined with other advocates in responding with cautious optimism to reports today that Gov. Brown’s budget will begin to repay cap-and-trade proceeds borrowed…
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