The Audacity to Envision a Just World

December 2, 2021 Debra Gore-Mann Diversity & Inclusion

As the year draws to a close, we at The Greenlining Institute are reminded that the work to dismantle systemic racism and to build a future [...]


$100 Billion in Community Benefits in 2021

November 3, 2021 Debra Gore-Mann Economic Equity

The Greenlining Coalition and partners secure more than $100 billion in community benefits from financial institutions You heard that right. Billions with a b. In 2021, [...]


Celebrating AscenDance: An Oakland Mural Dedication

October 18, 2021 Greenlining

On Saturday, October 16, The Greenlining Institute, in partnership with the Community Rejuvenation Project, welcomed our friends and supporters to celebrate the completion of the AscenDance [...]


California Recall: A Mandate to Be Bold

September 23, 2021 Greenlining

Within an hour of the polls closing last week, the Associated Press declared that the attempt to recall California Governor Newsom had failed badly, and headlines [...]

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Plan Today, Save Tomorrow: Climate-Resilient Transportation Infrastructure

September 21, 2021 Victor Flores Environmental Equity

Normally the transition to autumn is brought in with new wardrobes, fun activities and vacation. Yet as summer comes to a close, instead the world is [...]


Program Design for $2 Billion in One-Time Funding To Address Direct Water and Power Utility COVID-19 Debt Relief

September 13, 2021 Mad Stano Energy Equity

“In order for water and power utility debt relief to reach low-income and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) customers who are experiencing utility burden [...]

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A Race-Conscious Baby Bonds Program Can Address California’s Racial Wealth Gap

September 7, 2021 Muhammad Alameldin, Betelhem Muno Economic Equity

Social determinants of health determine 80 – 90% of an individual’s health outcomes, a larger contributor than their access to health care. Access to nutritious food, [...]


Climate Justice is Racial Justice

September 1, 2021 Sona Mohnot Environmental Equity

This weekend, Hurricane Ida made landfall in my hometown of New Orleans, leaving behind a wake of destruction as flooding and power outages impacted over a [...]


The California Recall Election: Why We All Must Vote

August 30, 2021 Debra Gore-Mann General

The California recall election — deciding whether or not to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office — is Sept. 14. Ballots have already been mailed out, [...]

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ADUs Must Be Built for BIPOC Communities, by BIPOC Builders

August 26, 2021 Otelo Reggy-Beane Economic Equity, Leadership Academy

Since I was in middle school, my dad has owned a small construction business. On my way to school, I would help him check the numbers [...]

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