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The Automated Decisions Systems Accountability Act (AB 13) Explained

June 15, 2021 Ashley Johnson Economic Equity, Technology Equity

The public sector increasingly uses automated systems to make decisions and as a way to improve efficiency. However, poorly designed automated decisions systems (ADS) can create [...]

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Don’t Leave Low-Income Families in the Dark: California Needs Utility Debt Relief Now

June 10, 2021 Ashley Johnson Economic Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Summers in Los Angeles mean record high temperatures year after year. To combat the heat, my family used to sleep on the living room floor with [...]

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Climate Budget Must Prioritize and Protect California’s Frontline Communities

June 7, 2021 Nadia Kim Environmental Equity

We’ve all seen the devastating stories of blackouts during February’s cold storm in Texas, leading to the deaths of more than 200 people. Early analyses indicate [...]

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Why Californians Deserve an Office of Racial Equity

June 4, 2021 Ashley Johnson Economic Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

COVID-19 has illuminated in the most vicious way possible that our economy runs on an engine of inequality and white supremacy. When I first saw the [...]

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What the U.S. Can Learn from California’s Playbook on Clean Mobility Equity

June 2, 2021 Ashley Johnson Environmental Equity

Following four appalling years of one Trump-era calamity after another, the ushering in of a new federal administration is offering glimmers of hope for the chance [...]

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Making Equity Real: Our 2021 Agenda for the California Legislature

May 24, 2021 Ashley Johnson General

The California Legislature is well into its 2021 session, considering hundreds of bills as well as the state budget. In my first post as Vice President [...]

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Momentum: A Virtual Summit on Racial Equity Breakout Sessions Videos

May 19, 2021 Ashley Johnson Economic Summit

On May 5 and 6, The Greenlining Institute hosted our annual Economic Summit — Momentum: A Virtual Summit on Racial Equity. As we breathe a collective [...]

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Momentum: A Virtual Summit on Racial Equity Video Highlights

May 19, 2021 Ashley Johnson Economic Summit

On May 5 and 6, The Greenlining Institute hosted our annual Economic Summit — Momentum: A Virtual Summit on Racial Equity. We took our theme from [...]

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Protected: Climate Resilience Must Protect California’s Frontline Communities

May 19, 2021 Nadia Kim Environmental Equity

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HR 39: Why Sacramento Needs Equity Impact Evaluations

May 18, 2021 Nadia Kim Diversity & Inclusion, General

On April 22nd, California Assemblymembers Mike Gipson, Cristina Garcia, Adrin Nazarian, Luz Rivas, and Mark Stone introduced House Resolution 39, which calls for an analysis of [...]

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