Lieu Warns that Proposed FHA Loan Changes Would Stymie California’s Housing Recovery

December 3, 2009 Economic Equity

(SACRAMENTO) – Statement of Assemblymember Ted W. Lieu (D-Torrance) on proposed Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan changes: “I commend the Federal Housing Administration for all of [...]


New FDIC Study Shows One In Four U.S. Households Currently Unbanked Or Underbanked, State-By-State Data Available

December 2, 2009 Economic Equity The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today released the findings of its FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households, breaking new ground in gaining [...]


Racial-Ethnic Diversity and Foundations in New York City

November 22, 2009

Racial-Ethnic Diversity and Foundations in New York City: The Lessons from the California Experience A Citywide Forum of the NYC Collaborative for Fairness & Equity in [...]


Citizens Redistricting Commission: Greenlining Draw Lines for Diverse Democracy with ‘Line Up California!’

November 11, 2009 LAST YEAR, voters passed Proposition 11, the California Voters FIRST Act, which calls for the creation of a new Citizens Redistricting Commission. This commission composed [...]


Cedillo and Latino Legislative Caucus Host “El Poder Verde” Green Jobs Summit

November 5, 2009 Environmental Equity

By: LOS ANGELES – State Senator Gilbert Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) and the California Latino Legislative Caucus convened “El Poder Verde” Green Jobs Summit last week [...]

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Greenlining Institute Uses Election Day to Begin State-Wide Campaign to Ensure Redistricting Diversity

November 4, 2009

Contact: Orson Aguilar Executive Director 510-926-4005 office 510-552-0493 cell Yesterday the Greenlining Institute launched a state-wide initiative that seeks to ensure that the new Citizens [...]


SDG&E and Greenlining Agree to Groundbreaking Diversity Commitment in $125 Million Solar Project

October 28, 2009 Energy Equity, Environmental Equity

San Diego Gas & Electric agreed to affirm their commitments to diverse hiring and minority-owned business contracting for their multi-million dollar solar project.


California Public Utilities Commission Calls Hearing on Diversity in the Green Economy

October 27, 2009 Energy Equity, Environmental Equity

On November 2nd in Los Angeles, the CPUC will examine how diversity will shape the Green Economy. Speakers include Assembly Speaker Karen Bass; CEOs of major [...]

NewsOpinion Columns

Put TARP Money to Work for Small Businesses

October 23, 2009 Economic Equity

American Banker By Jorge Corralejo and Claudia Viek Credit to small businesses has been substantially curtailed since 2008, yet these businesses are far more responsible for [...]

NewsOpinion Columns

New York Fed Board Move Tone-Deaf on Public Service

October 16, 2009 Economic Equity

American Banker By Orson Aguilar – Executive Director, The Greenlining Institute Correction: An earlier version of this story misstated the total amount of combined Tarp funds [...]

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