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Holding Banks Accountable to Communities: A breakdown of Community Benefit Agreements

August 11, 2022 Amanda Lee Economic Equity

I grew up in the San Fernando Valley, 290 square miles of urban sprawl in the City of Los Angeles. Throughout the mid to late 20th [...]

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Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders: Centering Tech Equity in Workforce Development

July 28, 2022 Christine Phan Economic Equity

The explosion of technology jobs over the past decade has radically altered the career landscape-for better and for worse. For this generation of job-seekers, the tech [...]

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West Virginia v. EPA: How we drive climate progress when institutions leave our communities behind

July 25, 2022 Sona Mohnot, Lolly Lim

In this era of climate crisis, it’s hard not to feel despondent about the future awaiting us if we continue to do the bare minimum. As [...]

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Inside Greenlining’s Efforts to Strengthen the Nation’s ‘Anti-Redlining’ Law

July 18, 2022 Rami Ibrahim Economic Equity

U.S. banks covered by the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) have invested over $980 billion back into communities of color since 1996. The need for the CRA [...]

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Cultivating Community-Led Visions for Climate Resilience

July 13, 2022 Nicole Wong Climate Equity

Last year, California observed its hottest summer on record as wildfires engulfed almost as much land as the size of Connecticut. On the brink of what [...]

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The Transformative Power of Partnership

July 11, 2022 Isa Gaillard, Alexa Diaz Transformative Communities

After a decade of advancing racial equity in transportation electrification, the Greenlining Institute was awarded the Community Partner Award at Forth’s Roadmap Conference in June.  “The [...]

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California Needs a State CRA for a More Fair, Equitable Financial System

July 6, 2022 Debra Gore-Mann, Paulina Gonzalez-Brito Economic Equity, General

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced a historic $100 billion budget surplus and signed a $300 billion budget into law. At the same time, researchers published [...]

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Roe v. Wade: this isn’t the end

June 24, 2022 Debra Gore-Mann General

Revoking the established right to abortions is an act of violence. Throughout history, violence has been used as a means of controlling groups of people that [...]

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Building Transparency in the Age of Algorithms

June 22, 2022 Christine Phan Technology Equity

Building Transparency in the Age of Algorithms What does AI transparency mean, and why do we need it? In this age of technology, artificial intelligence algorithms [...]

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An Honest Remembering of Juneteenth

June 17, 2022 Debra Gore-Mann Diversity & Inclusion, General

Juneteenth National Independence Day is a day to celebrate the Black community’s distinct expression of our freedom: Black people’s freedom from enslavement, and our collective vision [...]

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