Closing the Digital Divide for Low-Income Communities

Greenlining is helping communities of color connect to economic opportunity.  As a telecom policy expert, it’s been exciting to see 2020 presidential candidates, such as Elizabeth Warren, unveil ambitious plans to improve internet access across America.  This is more important…
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City of Oakland Unanimously Passes Resolution Backing Community Reinvestment Act

For the first time in 40 years, the federal government could weaken a little-known but important law encouraging bank lending, services and investments in underserved communities: the Community Reinvestment Act. Advocates like The Greenlining Institute do not expect changes proposed…
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Small Business Truth-in-Lending Bill Would Protect California’s Entrepreneurs of Color

California often acts as a trailblazer in national policy, and can earn that title yet again with SB 1235, authored by Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda), the nation’s first small business truth-in-lending bill. Supported by The Greenlining Institute, SB 1235 would…
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