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The State of High-Speed Internet Access in California

January 23, 2020 Paul Goodman Technology Equity

On January 10, Governor Gavin Newsom released his proposed California state budget for 2020-2021.  The proposed budget predicts over $150 billion in revenue, which will be [...]

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Diesel Exhaust Kills. Electric Trucks Can Help

December 13, 2019 Leslie Aguayo Environmental Equity

Diesel exhaust literally kills. But the California Air Resources Board has a chance to protect life and health with new standards for electric trucks.  From 1999 [...]

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2020 Census and the Digital Divide

November 4, 2019 Gissela Moya Leadership Academy

California’s digital divide remains a big issue given that next year’s Census will be digital for the first time. Many barriers already prevent an accurate census [...]

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“Homewreckers” and Why We Need Investigative Journalism

November 4, 2019 Bruce Mirken Economic Equity

I used to be a reporter and I miss it sometimes – not the long hours and low pay, but the digging underneath the surface and [...]

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Greenlining Neighborhoods: Our Approach to Community Investment

October 24, 2019 Sonrisa Cooper Economic Equity

The Greenlining Institute’s name started out as a response to redlining, but like all things, our work has evolved. Moving beyond just bringing resources into underserved [...]

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Making Equity Real: Results of Greenlining’s Legislative Priorities

October 21, 2019 Preeti Vissa Kristipati General

In May, I wrote about our major legislative priorities for 2019 and how we focused on making equity real in our communities. October 13 was officially [...]

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Building a Nation Where Communities of Color Thrive: Debra Gore-Mann on Why She Joined Greenlining

October 10, 2019 Debra Gore-Mann General

As our country tackles problems that disproportionately affect communities of color, we must face the origins of these challenges head-on. And with an election year approaching, [...]

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Mobility Companies Discover Equity—Time to Raise the Bar

September 10, 2019 Hana Creger Environmental Equity

If you would have told me a few years ago that Uber, Lyft, bikeshare, and scootershare companies would be competing to win the most brownie points [...]

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Closing the Digital Divide for Low-Income Communities

September 5, 2019 Vinhcent Le Technology Equity

Greenlining is helping communities of color and families from low-income backgrounds connect to economic opportunity. We’re proud of what we’ve been able to achieve this year. [...]

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Leadership, Policy and Making an Unsafe World Safer

August 16, 2019 Jessica Iñiguez Energy Equity, Leadership Academy

For women of color, policy has always had a big ”Do Not Enter” sign in front of it. But when Donald Trump was elected to office, [...]

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