Making Equity Real in Mobility Pilots
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Mobility Companies Discover Equity—Time to Raise the Bar

September 10, 2019 Hana Creger Environmental Equity

If you would have told me a few years ago that Uber, Lyft, bikeshare, and scootershare companies would be competing to win the most brownie points [...]

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Closing the Digital Divide for Low-Income Communities

September 5, 2019 Vinhcent Le Technology Equity

Greenlining is helping communities of color and families from low-income backgrounds connect to economic opportunity. We’re proud of what we’ve been able to achieve this year. [...]

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Leadership, Policy and Making an Unsafe World Safer

August 16, 2019 Jessica Iñiguez Energy Equity, Leadership Academy

For women of color, policy has always had a big ”Do Not Enter” sign in front of it. But when Donald Trump was elected to office, [...]

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Coping with Climate Disasters Through Community Partnerships

August 16, 2019 Nia Mitchell Environmental Equity, Leadership Academy

Climate solutions must have equity at their nucleus, including strong community partnerships, in order to ensure the resilience of all communities. Policymakers must engage these partnerships [...]

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A New Kind of Queerphobia: Climate Change

August 15, 2019 Neena Mohan Environmental Equity, Leadership Academy

We need government officials at all levels to be intentional about including the unique, specific environmental health challenges as well as specific types of discrimination facing [...]

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

August 15, 2019 Sonrisa Cooper Leadership Academy

Over the past year, I’ve thankfully managed to shed much of my imposter syndrome thanks to the Leadership Academy’s model of empowerment and transformation. My first [...]

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How Can Frontline Communities Reshape the Climate Adaptation Agenda?

August 15, 2019 Denise Garcia

Climate change is here and will continue to impact us all, so California must be ready to adapt. However, not all communities experience the impacts of [...]

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A Black Woman’s Story: Experience, Cultural Identity, Professional Growth

August 7, 2019 Nia Mitchell

A Black Woman’s Story Why lived experience and cultural identity are critical elements in every advocate’s professional development. #ChangeFromWithin I’ve been pretty political my entire life…My [...]

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Will Smart Cities Perpetuate the Digital Divide, or Solve It?

August 6, 2019 Jason Barajas Leadership Academy, Technology Equity

One of my favorite films is Spike Jonze’s 2013 American science fiction ‘Her,’ set in a futuristic Los Angeles that resembles today’s skyscraper-filled Shanghai. In the [...]

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Black Gxrl Be Well: Committing to Wellness in My Fight for Racial and Gender Justice

July 31, 2019 Asia Alman Leadership Academy

  “All that you touch you Change. All that you Change, Changes you.” — Octavia Butler I began my time in the Greenlining Leadership Academy thinking [...]

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