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Fixing Our Broken Transportation System Requires This Kind of Community Leadership

April 7, 2022 Hana Creger Environmental Equity

Our transportation system today is falling apart at the seams. Gas prices are sky-rocketing at an alarming rate while traffic and congestion has roared back with [...]

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Why The Greenlining Institute Applauds the Governor’s Comprehensive $11 Billion Transportation Equity Package as a Strong Starting Point

March 25, 2022 Alvaro Sanchez Environmental Equity

59% percent of people are living paycheck-to-paycheck. Put another way, 59% of Americans are one paycheck away from losing their housing. People are feeling economic pain [...]

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Why Aren’t Women of Color Buying Homes in California?

March 22, 2022 Rawan Elhalaby Economic Equity

The Massive Women of Color Homeownership Gap Every year The Greenlining Institute analyzes home mortgage lending by the largest lenders in California, and every year we [...]

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We Haven’t Built Back Better, But There’s Still Time for California

March 15, 2022 Alvaro Sanchez General

Last week, in his State of the State Address, Governor Newsom talked about the California Way: finding new solutions to big problems and leading the nation. [...]

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Investing in Equity: EV Investments and the New Green Economy

February 24, 2022 Leslie Aguayo Energy Equity

Suddenly, it seems everyone is talking about electric vehicles. From the seven Super Bowl ads for electric cars to the recent LA Times article showcasing the [...]

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Beyond Reparations and The Case for Black Prosperity

February 3, 2022 Debra Gore-Mann

Reparations shouldn’t be controversial, but it is. Racial equity shouldn’t be controversial, but it is. The work of racial equity is fundamental to the work of [...]

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Our Moment, Our Vision

January 13, 2022 Debra Gore-Mann

During the mid-1970’s a group of grassroots leaders from the Black, Asian American, Latino, and disabled communities came together around a visionary idea. What if, Instead [...]

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The Audacity to Envision a Just World

December 2, 2021 Debra Gore-Mann Diversity & Inclusion

As the year draws to a close, we at The Greenlining Institute are reminded that the work to dismantle systemic racism and to build a future [...]

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$100 Billion in Community Benefits in 2021

November 3, 2021 Debra Gore-Mann Economic Equity

The Greenlining Coalition and partners secure more than $100 billion in community benefits from financial institutions You heard that right. Billions with a b. In 2021, [...]

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Celebrating AscenDance: An Oakland Mural Dedication

October 18, 2021 Greenlining

On Saturday, October 16, The Greenlining Institute, in partnership with the Community Rejuvenation Project, welcomed our friends and supporters to celebrate the completion of the AscenDance [...]

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