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A Just Recovery Town Hall Series: COVID-19 and Climate Change

November 23, 2020 Sona Mohnot Technology Equity, Environmental Equity

Town Hall #1: Office of Racial Equity | Equitable Green Investments In Summer 2020, APEN, The Greenlining Institute, SCOPE and California ReLeaf developed recommendations for a [...]

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A Community of Practice for Equitable Electric Mobility

November 23, 2020 Isa Gaillard Environmental Equity

If the phrase “community of practice” is new to you, it was to me, too. But before I explain it, let me go back to the [...]

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Stockton Rising to Achieve Community-Based Transformation

November 19, 2020 Emi Wang Environmental Equity

Our neighborhoods have been shaped and carved out by exclusionary and racist public policies, policies that segregated African Americans and other communities of color into less [...]

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Medical Debt and the Health Imperative of Reparations

November 18, 2020 Brianna Wells Health Equity

The confluence of a public health crisis, an economic crisis, and racial reckoning makes a timely case for a reparations package for Black Americans that directly [...]

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2020 Election: Much Work Remains to Achieve Racial Equity

November 10, 2020 Debra Gore-Mann Diversity & Inclusion

We find ourselves at a unique moment in time after the 2020 elections. We are buoyed by a change in the executive branch of our federal [...]

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Congestion Pricing, Part 2: Best Practices for Community Engagement

November 9, 2020 Hana Creger Environmental Equity

As discussed in Part 1 of this series, “An Equity-First Approach to Congestion Pricing,” congestion pricing can be an effective way to reduce traffic, pollution, and [...]

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An Equity-First Approach to Congestion Pricing

November 2, 2020 Hana Creger Environmental Equity

You may or may not have heard the phrase “congestion pricing,” but you will likely hear it more as society sorts through how the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

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A Courageous Community-Led Transition from Fossil Fuel Pollution — Let’s Make It Count!

October 29, 2020 Mad Stano Energy Equity

California decision-makers still fail to meaningfully respond to oil spills, gas leaks, and the business-as-usual daily levels of fossil fuel pollution in our communities, homes, and [...]

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Racial Inequity Could Sabotage a COVID-19 Vaccine

October 28, 2020 Christian Beauvoir Health Equity

Confidence in a COVID-19 vaccine is shrinking across the nation. Though the U.S. has 5% of the world’s population and 20% of the world’s COVID-19 deaths, [...]

Equitable Building Electrification Means Clean Air, Good Jobs
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Equitable Building Electrification Means Clean Air, Good Jobs

October 21, 2020 Carmelita Miller Energy Equity

Equitable Building Electrification Means Clean Air, Good Jobs As Governor Gavin Newsom publicly commits to new climate initiatives, California communities continue to grapple with the devastating [...]

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