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.
Learn more by watching our theory of change video.
Greenlining is building an abundant future that brings investments and opportunities into our communities – what we call Greenlining. Since 1993, we have successfully advocated and negotiated initiatives directing more than $800 billion in corporate and public investments into communities of color in California and across the nation.
We work with communities of color to:
Our team brings lived experience and racial equity expertise to drive our mission and fulfill our vision.
With genuine respect and support, we recognize that The Muwekma Ohlone Tribe are the original stewards of Oakland, Ca and valued members of our community.Read Land Acknowledgement
We have the theory that if we can transform the very building blocks of our economy from the inside out and develop a roadmap to get there, we have more chances to realize a just future where communities of color can thrive.Watch Theory of Change Video
Greenlining’s Strategic Plan outlines our vision for a thriving and resilient future for communities of color.See The Plan
Our Annual Report reflects our steadfast progress towards strengthening communities of color while building a long-term vision for a just economy.Read The Reports
Our Annual Policy Agenda outlines our priorities for the year ahead, focusing on legislation, regulation, and coalitions to advance our goals for strong communities.Read Policy Agenda