Bridging Health and Environmental Equity in Stockton, California

What does Stockton’s history tell us about Stockton today? When you look at a map, we can see that the legacy of redlining – the illegal practice of denying services to communities of color – remains present today. We see…
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Kaiser Responded to Clarify! – RE: Kaiser Permanente’s Sponsorship of the Warriors May Not Be So Golden

A few weeks ago, I published this piece about nonprofit hospital community benefit, which called into question Kaiser Permanente’s sponsorship of the Golden State Warriors. I wondered whether Kaiser might be counting this partnership (along with fancy commercials like this)…
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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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Nurses and Hospitals Battle over California Charity Care Requirements

Nonprofit Quarterly by Rick Cohen Nonprofit hospitals continue to be a sore thumb in the debate around nonprofit tax exemptions. Critics suggesting that nonprofit hospitals may not show the kind of “nonprofitness” the public expects of 501(c)(3) public charities abound,…
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Pros, Cons of Two State Bills Dealing With Not-for-Profit Hospitals

California Healthline Lawmakers are debating two bills in the California Legislature dealing with community benefits provided by not-for-profit hospitals. SB 346, by state Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), would establish accountability standards to measure the amount of community benefits provided by…
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Apply for our 2015-16 Leadership Academy programs!

Apply Today: 2015-16 Leadership Academy Programs! Applications for our 2015-2016 Greenlining Academy programs are now open! We’re looking for bright and talented candidates who are committed to social justice and equity. We’re currently accepting applications for the following programs: legal academy, policy fellows, and…
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