Our Community Stories demonstrate how Greenlining’s programs are actually helping individuals and communities of color to succeed.
In 2001, Santos Campos was diagnosed with a hernia. Soon after, he had a personal emergency which resulted in him losing his job–and his health insurance. Tens of millions of Americans are in a similar position.
Maurice Brewster became the breakout success story at Let’s Do Business when his company was offered a $5 million contract to provide services for JPMorgan Chase.
Avelina Convendo and her husband are senior citizens on a fixed income who have long been frustrated by high utilities bills. They are about to get some relief, through a ratepayer-funded program Greenlining works to protect and improve.
In a world that runs on technology, some communities are being left behind. Nereida Robles has been helping to change that.
In the West Oakland neighborhood where Margaret Gordon lives, otherwise peaceful views of the bay and the skyline are obscured by a mish-mash of concrete girders, beams, train tracks, and roadways.