Promoting Diversity of FHFA Leadership

On August 25, 2014, the Greenlining Institute submitted federal comments to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) on its proposed amendments to promote the representation of minorities and women on the Boards of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Banks…
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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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NAACP, Greenlining Institute Urge Congress to Back Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758(cell) WASHINGTON – The Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion, created by the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, need backing from Congress to play an effective role in making our financial system more responsive…
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Getting it Right: Congress Includes Greenlining Recommendations in Push for Greater Diversity

Diversity isn’t a topic that typically gets mainstream media coverage — until now.  On March 6th a controversial article leaked an incomplete, internal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau study that revealed racial disparities within the agency’s workforce. Long story short, employees…
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CFPB’s Race Controversy: An Opportunity for Progress

American Banker by Orson Aguilar On March 6, American Banker published a controversial piece on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau internal data pointing to racial disparities in employee performance evaluations and satisfaction surveys. The leaked data reportedly found people of color at the…
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