Race must never be a barrier to opportunity.

Race must never be a barrier to opportunity.

Celebrating 30 Years of a Building a Just Economy. Learn more

About Us

Shaping an Abundant Future

Community drives every aspect of our work.

The Greenlining Institute works towards a future where communities of color can build wealth, live in healthy places filled with economic opportunity, and are ready to meet the challenges posed by climate change.

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Community Visions for Climate Justice

In 2023, The Greenlining Institute announced Greenlining the Block, a multi-year initiative to build power in community-based organizations that are advancing climate justice neighborhood projects with a $6.75 million commitment of resources to communities in California and across the country. Greenlining the Block is partnering with 24 community-based organizations in neighborhoods to prepare for and maximize federal, state, and local infrastructure investments to drive effective climate action that meets their needs.

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Our Work

Working Towards a Future Not Yet Realized

The Greenlining Institute, founded in 1993, was created to fight the lasting legacy of redlining, the illegal and systematic practice of excluding communities of color based on their race. We’re creating a future of abundance by shaping a more just, inclusive economy.Learn More

Leadership Academy

Training the Next Generation of Racial Equity Leaders

Our Leadership Academy builds up emerging leaders to bring lasting, transformative change for communities of color.

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