COVID-19: How to Reimagine Public Transit on Our Road to Recovery

April 10, 2020 Hana Creger Environmental Equity

Imagine you’re a health worker or a grocery store clerk who does not own a car, but you still need to get to work to keep [...]


Centering Equity in the Public Health Fight Against COVID-19 

April 10, 2020 Hibba Meraay Health Equity, Leadership Academy

The Greenlining Institute’s Leadership Academy Alumni Spotlight: April Joy Damian, Ph.D., M.Sc., ’08 Welcome to the alumni spotlight series, brought to you by the Greenlining Academy [...]

Recovering from the #COVID19 crisis must not mean "getting back to normal." Normal is what made the pandemic a global calamity.

Reimagining “Normal” — If Not Now, When?

April 2, 2020 Alvaro Sanchez Environmental Equity, General

The world is changing in unimaginable ways seemingly hour by hour. A global pandemic has virtually shut down most of the world, bringing the economy to [...]


Rethink, Reimagine, Rebuild: Greenlining’s Initial Response to the COVID-19 crisis

March 30, 2020 General

Like many groups across the country, at Greenlining, we are sorting through the complexity of the COVID-19 crisis. We want you to know that you are [...]


Marathon Refinery Explosion: My Community Was Literally on Fire

March 24, 2020 Lauren Valdez Environmental Equity, Leadership Academy

You may not have heard this on the news, so I’m sharing. Recently a two-day fire after the Marathon refinery exploded on the border of Carson [...]


A Stimulus Package to Protect Workers and Families

March 23, 2020 Debra Gore-Mann, Adam Briones Economic Equity, General

As we write this, Congress is considering an economic stimulus package to address the damage the COVID-19 crisis is doing to the nation’s economy. This package [...]


Closing The Racial Wealth Gap Through Entrepreneurship

March 5, 2020 Parwana Ayub Environmental Equity, Leadership Academy

Creating opportunities for entrepreneurs from underserved communities Here in America, we love people who can take a dollar and spin it into a successful, sometimes world-changing [...]


Expect Broken Promises from T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

February 18, 2020 Paul Goodman, Christopher Mitchell Technology Equity

Earlier this week, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit to stop the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint.  As a result, it’s highly likely that by [...]


Who Is an Environmentalist?: Changing the Face of Environmentalism

February 5, 2020 Courtnie Phillip Leadership Academy, Environmental Equity

If you had asked me 10 or even five years ago to characterize an environmentalist, I would have never described someone who looks like me–a Black [...]


CalRx is not a Magic Bullet for Costly Prescription Drugs

January 31, 2020 Christian Beauvoir Health Equity

The Cost of Prescription Drugs is a Crisis Too often in California and around the U.S., people must choose between paying for medication that costs too [...]

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