Press Releases

Equity Analysis Resolution Approved by California State Assembly

July 5, 2021 Health Equity

HR 39 encourages lawmakers to adopt equity analysis for legislation Contact: Brenda Contreras, Press Aide, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, 323-316-5900, brenda.contreras@asm.ca.gov   Molly Tafoya, Director of Communications, [...]

Press Releases

State Budget Makes Key Investments to Address Recovery

July 1, 2021 Economic Equity, Energy Equity, Environmental Equity

Contact: Molly Tafoya, Director of Communications, The Greenlining Institute, molly.tafoya@greenlining.org; 808-256-7064 (cell)  (Oakland, CA, July 1, 2021) — The new fiscal year begins today in California [...]

News

What the US can learn from Europe about broadband affordability (and what it can’t)

June 23, 2021 Technology Equity

By Katie Collins CNET Some of the prices for fixed broadband in Europe are low enough to make the average internet-addicted American swoon. Think gigabit fiber [...]

News

The Evolution of DEI at Deckers Brands

June 17, 2021 Diversity & Inclusion

By Deckers Brands Winslow, Evans & Crocker Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced [...]

News

MacKenzie Scott Donates $2.7B to Charity; Here’s Which Organizations Were Recipients

June 16, 2021 Diversity & Inclusion

By Alexandra Hutzler Newsweek Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has donated more than $2.7 billion to hundreds of charities and organizations. Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, made the [...]

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Greenlining Receives Major Gift from MacKenzie Scott to Advance Transformative Racial Equity Agenda

June 15, 2021 Diversity & Inclusion

Press Contact: Molly Tafoya, Director of Communications, The Greenlining Institute, molly.tafoya@greenlining.org, 808-256-7064 (c) (Oakland, CA)–The Greenlining Institute expresses our profound gratitude for the generous gift from [...]

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Programmers, Lawmakers Want A.I. to Eliminate Bias, Not Promote It

June 9, 2021 Technology Equity

By Kristian Hernandez PEW Trusts DALLAS — When software engineer Bejoy Narayana was developing Bob.ai, an application to help automate Dallas-Fort Worth’s Section 8 voucher program, [...]

Press Releases

CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY ADVANCES GROUNDBREAKING LEGISLATION TO LIMIT ALGORITHMIC BIAS

June 1, 2021 Economic Equity, Technology Equity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY ADVANCES GROUNDBREAKING LEGISLATION TO LIMIT ALGORITHMIC BIAS June 1, 2021 – Today, the California State Assembly passed The Automated Decision [...]

Opinion Columns

California leaders have no more excuses for their inaction on housing reforms

May 23, 2021 Economic Equity

By Brian Hanlon and Adam Briones The Sacramento Bee From city government actions to President Biden’s infrastructure plan, the momentum to end exclusionary zoning and land [...]

News

SVB Financial Group Announces $11.2 Billion Community Benefits Plan

May 22, 2021 Economic Equity

SVB Financial Group SANTA CLARA, Calif. and BOSTON – May 20, 2021 – SVB Financial Group (“SVB”) (NASDAQ: SIVB), the parent of Silicon Valley Bank, the [...]

Media Contacts

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Molly Tafoya

Communications Director 
Email: molly.tafoya@greenlining.org
Cell: 808-256-7064

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