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New Report Looks at Life on the Wrong Side of the Digital Divide in the COVID-19 Era

June 2, 2020 Technology Equity

Latino and Low-Income Households Especially Likely to Lack Home Broadband  Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director,  415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – With the COVID-19 [...]

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Bank Regulator’s Battle With Anti-Redlining Law Comes to an End

May 28, 2020 General

By Emily Flitter and Jeanna Smialek New York Times Joseph Otting came into his job overseeing the nation’s biggest banks in late 2017 determined to rewrite the rules governing [...]

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THIS THURSDAY: Virtual Summit Tackles Racial Equity in the Age of COVID-19

May 18, 2020 Economic Summit

Online Summit Features Ibram X. Kendi, Lateefah Simon, Rob Bonta, john a. powell, Chesa Boudin, Rhiana Gunn Wright, Isha Clarke and More Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining [...]

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California Budget Must Protect Underserved Communities, Greenlining Institute Says

May 14, 2020 Health Equity, Economic Equity, Environmental Equity

Newsom’s May Revise Puts Important Programs at Risk Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – With California’s communities of color [...]

Mural to be painted on Greenlining Institute headquarters in downtown Oakland
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Community Rejuvenation Project and The Greenlining Institute Announce Final Design for Collaborative Mural Project in Downtown Oakland

May 11, 2020

Work to Begin May 18 Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) Desi Mundo, Community Rejuvenation Project, (510) 269-7840, CRPBayArea@gmail.com OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Public [...]

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CPUC Moves to Help Close Digital Divide for Students

May 7, 2020 Technology Equity

Greenlining Institute Pushed for Funds to Help Students Get Online During Pandemic Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – [...]

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Virtual Summit Tackles Racial Equity in the Age of COVID-19 May 21

May 5, 2020 Economic Summit

Online Summit Features Ibram X. Kendi, Alicia Garza, john a. powell, Chesa Boudin, Rhiana Gunn Wright, Manuel Pastor and More Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media [...]

Opinion Columns

Racial inequality and COVID-19

May 4, 2020 Economic Equity

BY DE’ZHON GRACE, CAROLYN JOHNSON and TREVA REID Capitol Weekly Both the New York Times and ProPublica have written about the impact of COVID-19, reporting that in states where Black communities [...]

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‘Race & Coronavirus: A Bay Area Conversation’ virtual town hall

April 30, 2020 General

ABC 7 News SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — During a White House task force briefing in early April, Dr. Anthony Fauci said black Americans are dying of coronavirus at [...]

Opinion Columns

Congress needs to get the next coronavirus relief package right

April 29, 2020 Economic Equity

By Adam Briones Miami Herald The new $484 billion COVID-19 relief bill that Congress passed on April 23 takes some useful steps, but it still fails [...]

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Bruce Mirken

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Email: brucem@greenlining.org
Office: 510.926.4022
Cell: 415.846.7758

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