Leslie Aguayo

Leslie Aguayo (she/her/hers) is an urban planner and advocate with experience in poverty alleviation, asset building, affordable housing, equitable transportation, and climate change policy for increased upward mobility in urban, suburban, and rural spaces. Leslie works to further equitable electric vehicle policy and investments and leads Greenlining’s transportation electrification equity work. In her role, Leslie […]

Climate Finance

Overview Unlocking Private Capital for Climate Action Creating enduring solutions to climate change for communities of color requires unlocking the potential of private capital and holding financial institutions accountable for their impacts on the climate. Climate finance refers to local, national, or transnational financing – drawn from public, private, and alternative sources of financing – […]

Transportation and Mobility Equity

Overview Mobility Equity: Clean Transportation for All Our country needs a transition to clean transportation that is just, equitable, and fair. Not only will centering equity help the U.S. advance our climate goals, it will build resilient and thriving communities. The need is urgent. Exposure to transportation pollution in low-income communities of color is a […]

Electric Car Programs Need to Remember the Needy

techwireBy Skip Descant Electric vehicle car-shares, charging ports and other pieces of the green mobility future may go unused in many communities if the projects fail to understand local needs or the communities the projects hope to serve. “I think it’s important that this is just not about, ‘Let’s put some electric vehicles where they’re […]

Our 2022 Legislative Priorities

Budget Priorities The 2022-23 California State Budget On January 10, 2022, California Governor Newsom announced his 2022-23 state budget proposal which includes a massive revenue surplus to be spent on crucial state programs that will benefit historically underserved communities including low-income people and communities of color. In response to Governor Newsom’s California budget revision released […]