Providing Cellphones for the Poor

June 14, 2009 Technology Equity By MATT RICHTEL John Cobb, 59, a former commercial fisherman who is disabled with cirrhosis of the liver and emphysema, lives in a studio apartment [...]


Bank of America’s Offers to Modify Countrywide Home Loans Top 100,000

June 4, 2009 Economic Equity

The number during the four months that ended March 31 are more than double the amount required in the period under an agreement between the bank [...]

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Greenlining Institute Newsletter June 2009

June 1, 2009

Leadership Academy Meet the 2009 class of Summer Associates! The leaders of the tomorrow are here today!  Greenlining proudly welcomes the Summer Associates class of 2009.  [...]

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Viewpoint: New Financial Values for Bankers and Consumers

May 27, 2009 Economic Equity

American Banker  |  Wednesday, May 27, 2009 By Orson Aguilar and J. Alfred Smith Jr. A major transformation in banking is revolutionizing America’s approach to financial [...]


Foundations Lack Board Diversity, Says Report

May 20, 2009

The Chronicle of Philanthropy By Ian Wilhelm Foundations are failing to recruit diverse board leadership, with Hispanics being the most under represented compared to their growing [...]


The Chronicle On Philanthropy-Lawmaker Urges Banks to Continue Charitable Giving

April 21, 2009

Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, is urging banks that have received federal bailout money to continue to support charities and lend [...]


16th Annual Economic Summit Roundup

April 6, 2009 Economic Summit

COPING WITH CRISIS | ADVANCING CHANGE Friday, April 3, 2009 Keynote Speakers Richard Davis, Chief Executive Officer, US Bank Randall Stephenson, Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Awardees [...]

Press Releases

Communities of Color Need to Be Part of the Budget Reform Solutions

February 19, 2009 Economic Equity

Contacts: Orson Aguilar Executive Director 510-926-4005 office 510-552-0493 cell Chris Vaeth Legislative Director 510-926-4026 office Greenlining Signs on to Constitutional Convention Summit in Sacramento [...]

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Greenlining Applauds Obama’s Homeownership Proposals

February 18, 2009 Economic Equity

Contacts: Orson Aguilar Executive Director 510-926-4005 office 510-552-0493 cell Preeti Vissa Community Reinvestment 510-926-4022 office 408-234-1956 cell Greenlining Applauds Obama’s Homeownership Proposals Berkeley, CA [...]


Policy Group Questions Loans for Pfizer Deal

February 2, 2009 Health Equity

The New York  Times Cyrus Sanati Pfizer’s $68 billion acquisition of rival pharmaceutical maker Wyeth is drawing criticism over the $22.5 billion in loans Pfizer received [...]

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