How the Biden-Harris Administration Can Fight Climate Change and Structural Racism

January 14, 2021 Alvaro Sanchez Environmental Equity

It’s a new year and as always, I hope that it brings better things for all of us. I’m still reeling from a truly traumatizing 2020, [...]


The Mortgage Interest Deduction: Tax Subsidy for the Rich Must Go

January 12, 2021 Muhammad Alameldin Economic Equity

Before the pandemic, California battled the highest levels of poverty, income inequality, and the largest unhoused population in the country. The state also placed the second-lowest [...]


From an Assault on Democracy to Hope and Renewal

January 8, 2021 Debra Gore-Mann Diversity & Inclusion

As we began 2021, there was a sense of renewal and small amounts of hope and opportunity to reset and heal from the collective trauma of [...]


Making a Difference for Racial Equity in 2020

December 21, 2020 Debra Gore-Mann Diversity & Inclusion

As we look back on this complicated, challenging year, a year of racial awakening and multiple, overlapping crises, I feel proud of what we have been [...]

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The People of Color Small Business Network: Supporting Entrepreneurs in East Oakland

December 14, 2020 Mercedes Gibson Economic Equity

Next month, a collaborative pilot between The Greenlining Institute, The Alliance for Community Development and Uptima Entrepreneur Cooperative will launch, bringing coaching and technical assistance to [...]


Meet This Year’s Racial Equity Grant Winners!

December 4, 2020 Rodney Nickens Leadership Academy

Greenlining Academy Alumni Association Board Awards Grants to Recent Alumni to Advance Racial Justice and Economic Equity  The Greenlining Institute Academy Alumni Association is thrilled to [...]


Unpaid Internships: Worse than Working for Free

November 30, 2020 Muhammad Alameldin Economic Equity

Today, employers consider internships the new entry-level job. Unfortunately, many of these opportunities often come with one big caveat: They are unpaid. Unpaid internships, while great [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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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