Melissa Harris-Perry, Dolores Huerta to Headline Greenlining’s 25th Anniversary Economic Summit

Speaker Lineup Also Includes Alicia Garza, Sen. Kevin de León Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – This year, The Greenlining Institute will mark its 25th anniversary as an organization with a very special…
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Homeownership Champions Unite: Locked out of the Oakland Market

Homeownership helps families and individuals across America create and maintain wealth. When people own their homes, children perform better in school, communities are healthier, and families have financial stability to weather economic hardships. But as homeownership declines, America could become…
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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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From the Hood to the Hill

Intern noun [in-turn]  :     A wonderful system set up by and for employers to effectively get morning coffee, make photocopies, and to provide comedic relief in the stressful work day. You can comfortably sit back with a smirk as…
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