The White House excluded race from its environmental justice tool. We put it back in.

February 25, 2022 Environmental Equity

By Naveena Sadasivam and Clayton Aldern Grist Last week, the White House released a beta version of a tool intended to govern the implementation of its [...]

Press Releases

California Communities of Color Fall Further Behind in Mortgage Access

February 16, 2022 Economic Equity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2022 Analysis of 2020 Data Shows Ongoing Disparities; Largely Unregulated Fintech Lenders Dominate Market in Many Regions  Contact: Molly Tafoya, The [...]


California governor details $10 billion plan to boost electric vehicle adoption

January 21, 2022 Energy Equity

By Mariella Moon Yahoo! Finance Back in 2020, California governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order that will ban the sales of new gasoline and diesel vehicles in [...]


A neglected California city reinvents itself with electric cars — and plots a road map for the nation

January 11, 2022 Environmental Equity

By Evan Halper Los Angeles Times This Central Valley outpost is one of the most fertile places on Earth, attracting thousands of seasonal laborers to harvest [...]

NewsPress Releases

The Greenlining Institute Applauds CA Governor’s Forward-Thinking Budget Proposal

January 10, 2022 General

Budget proposal includes transformative policies that will reduce the racial wealth gap  Contact: Molly Tafoya, Communications Director, 808-256-7064, OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Today, Gov. Newsom announced [...]


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). [...]

NewsPress Releases

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, [...]

Opinion Columns

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 [...]

Opinion Columns

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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