Why It’s So Hard to Regulate Algorithms

January 5, 2022 Technology Equity

By Todd Feathers The Markup In 2018, the New York City Council created a task force to study the city’s use of automated decision systems (ADS). [...]

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Greenlining Institute Receives Grant for Climate Work with Underserved Communities

December 6, 2021 Environmental Equity

$10 Million from Bezos Earth Fund Will Boost Local Community Groups to Fight Climate Change and Build Resilience  Contact: Molly Tafoya, The Greenlining Institute Communications Director, [...]

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Tackling climate change by prioritizing impacted communities

November 24, 2021 Environmental Equity

By Emi Wang and Dora Frietze-Armenta CalMatters Something remarkable is happening in the Northeast San Fernando Valley communities of Pacoima and Sun Valley – something that [...]


‘Rolling Deep’: Here’s How Latinos Are Reshaping California Environmentalism

November 23, 2021 Diversity & Inclusion, Environmental Equity

By Raquel Maria Dillon KQED Latino power players stacked the California delegation at this month’s U.N. climate meeting in Glasgow, which concluded last week. “California is rolling [...]

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A Bold New Model for Climate Action

November 18, 2021 Environmental Equity

By Debra Gore-Mann and Michael Tubbs The Progressive As climate disasters hit state after state, fossil-fuel-funded members of Congress focus on a false choice between economic [...]

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Groundbreaking Climate Action Model Puts Communities in Charge

November 9, 2021 Environmental Equity

New Report Says California’s “Transformative Climate Communities” Should Be National Model; Case Studies Highlight Real-World Impact in Oakland, Ontario, Stockton & Northeast San Fernando Valley  Contact: Bruce [...]


Oakland is closing the digital divide through Oak WiFi and education

October 21, 2021 Technology Equity

League of California Cities In Oakland, as is the case for many cities, there is a strong correlation between neighborhoods with poor internet service and those [...]


California Fair Housing Advocates Say Banks Should Hold Problematic Landlords Accountable

October 14, 2021 Economic Equity

By Robin Urevich and Jessica Goodheart This article was produced by the nonprofit journalism publication Capital & Main. It is republished here with permission. Every time [...]


What’s New in Civic Tech: Grants Power Grassroots Digital Equity

October 8, 2021 Technology Equity

By Zack Quaintance and Julia Edinger Government Technology The nonprofit organization The Greenlining Institute has announced grants for 10 grassroots organizations in Oakland, Calif., that are working on digital [...]

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Greenlining Institute Announces Grants to Close Oakland’s Digital Divide

October 4, 2021 Technology Equity

“The Town Link” Grants Fund Digital Inclusion/Literacy, Provide Tablets & Computers Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – [...]

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Molly Tafoya

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Cell: 808-256-7064

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