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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Telecom, Utility Diversity Programs Set Standard for Silicon Valley

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Ongoing efforts by California utility and telecommunications companies to diversify their supplier networks set a new record last year, generating over $8.5 billion in contracts with businesses owned by…
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2014 Supplier Diversity Report Card: Unexpected Achievements and Continuing Gaps

Greenlining strongly supports programs that encourage large companies to do business with minority small businesses. Our 2014 Supplier Diversity Report Card documents a record-setting year for the CPUC’s supplier diversity program, with $8.5 billion in contracts going to diverse businesses.…
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