NewsPress Releases

Greenlining’s Economic Summit Moves Online May 21

April 7, 2020 Economic Equity

Virtual Summit Features Ibram X. Kendi, Alicia Garza, john a. powell and More Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director,  415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – [...]

Opinion Columns

Extend the census deadline to protect public health

April 6, 2020 Technology Equity

By Gissela Moya and Vinhcent Le SFExaminer In 1920, as the world was recovering from the devastating 1918 Spanish Flu, the U.S. Census Bureau told Congress [...]


Need money during coronavirus pandemic? How to avoid loan sharks and debt traps

March 31, 2020 Economic Equity

By Manuela Tobias Fresno Bee   As millions of Americans lose jobs, shifts and other sources of income during the coronavirus health crisis, financial experts worry [...]

Opinion Columns

Senate COVID-19 Relief Bill Put Corporations First – Now, Let’s Take Care of People

March 26, 2020 Economic Equity

By Debra Gore-Mann and Adam Briones CommonDreams   The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated glaring structural and racial inequities in American society. What the Senate has put [...]

NewsPress Releases

Senate Bill Puts Corporations Ahead of People, Greenlining Institute Says

March 25, 2020 Health Equity, Economic Equity

Covid-19 Crisis Requires Strong, Consistent Support for Workers and Small Businesses, Attention to Communities of Color  Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) [...]


US Workers Need Financial Relief Now

March 23, 2020 Economic Equity

By Lea Ceasrine & Rose Aquilar KALW LINK TO AUDIO On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing the dire need for economic relief as millions [...]


The FCC Wants to Shut Out the Public – Again

March 2, 2020 Technology Equity

by Paul Goodman The Progressive President Donald Trump is not a big fan of open government. He likes to implement policies without having to deal with [...]


In ‘Alice Street,’ Oakland Artist-Activists Build Power By Bridging Communities

March 2, 2020 General

By Sam Lefebvre KQED Throughout last year, the steel and concrete frame of a new building in downtown Oakland grew to obscure a sprawling mural. Protesters [...]


For People of Color, Gentrification is More a Curse than a Blessing

February 19, 2020 General

By Stacy M. Brown BlackPressUSA From a dowdy provincial city in the 1980s, Philadelphia has become a world-class urban center through gentrification – primarily through landmark [...]


Banking is Changing. Its Lack of Diversity Must Change, Too, and Congress Can Help

February 15, 2020 Economic Equity

By Rawan Elhalaby CommonDreams In Nicetown, a North Philadelphia neighborhood that was redlined in the 1930s, banks and mortgage brokers largely stay away. Lenders have been [...]

Media Contacts

Bruce Mirken

Media Relations Director
Office: 510.926.4022
Cell: 415.846.7758

Braelan Murray

Communications Director
Office: 510.926.4011
Cell: 510.333.7978

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