Recovering from the #COVID19 crisis must not mean "getting back to normal." Normal is what made the pandemic a global calamity.

Reimagining “Normal” — If Not Now, When?

April 2, 2020 Alvaro Sanchez Environmental Equity, General

The world is changing in unimaginable ways seemingly hour by hour. A global pandemic has virtually shut down most of the world, bringing the economy to [...]


Rethink, Reimagine, Rebuild: Greenlining’s Initial Response to the COVID-19 crisis

March 30, 2020 General

Like many groups across the country, at Greenlining, we are sorting through the complexity of the COVID-19 crisis. We want you to know that you are [...]


Marathon Refinery Explosion: My Community Was Literally on Fire

March 24, 2020 Lauren Valdez Environmental Equity, Leadership Academy

You may not have heard this on the news, so I’m sharing. Recently a two-day fire after the Marathon refinery exploded on the border of Carson [...]


A Stimulus Package to Protect Workers and Families

March 23, 2020 Debra Gore-Mann, Adam Briones Economic Equity, General

As we write this, Congress is considering an economic stimulus package to address the damage the COVID-19 crisis is doing to the nation’s economy. This package [...]


Closing The Racial Wealth Gap Through Entrepreneurship

March 5, 2020 Parwana Ayub Environmental Equity, Leadership Academy

Creating opportunities for entrepreneurs from underserved communities Here in America, we love people who can take a dollar and spin it into a successful, sometimes world-changing [...]


Expect Broken Promises from T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

February 18, 2020 Paul Goodman, Christopher Mitchell Technology Equity

Earlier this week, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit to stop the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint.  As a result, it’s highly likely that by [...]


Who Is an Environmentalist?: Changing the Face of Environmentalism

February 5, 2020 Courtnie Phillip Environmental Equity, Leadership Academy

If you had asked me 10 or even five years ago to characterize an environmentalist, I would have never described someone who looks like me–a Black [...]


CalRx is not a Magic Bullet for Costly Prescription Drugs

January 31, 2020 Christian Beauvoir Health Equity

The Cost of Prescription Drugs is a Crisis Too often in California and around the U.S., people must choose between paying for medication that costs too [...]


Newsom’s Proposed California Budget: What Does It Mean for Climate Equity?

January 30, 2020 Alvaro Sanchez, Emi Wang Environmental Equity

Californians know that climate change is here, climate change is real, and climate change is the biggest threat to our planet’s future. Less known but recently [...]

Smart Cities can bridge the digital divide

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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