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Commentary: Biden rebuild must include race

December 8, 2020 Economic Equity

By Adam Briones ArcaMax When President-elect Joe Biden takes office on Jan. 20, he will have a unique opportunity to rebuild our battered economy and create [...]

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Boards of Top CA Banks Still Skew Heavily White, Male, Greenlining Institute Study Finds

December 3, 2020 Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Equity

Progress toward Increasing Diversity Stalls  Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – The boards of directors of California’s leading banks [...]

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Are nonbanks likelier to lend to Black, Latino homebuyers?

November 30, 2020 Economic Equity

By Kate Berry AmericanBanker As policymakers and consumer advocates seeks ways to narrow the racial gap in homeownership, a new report suggests nonbanks are doing a [...]

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As pandemic aid ends, California families face brutal new year

November 27, 2020 Economic Equity

By Nigel Duara CalMatters In late 2017, a house fell on Jacques Gene. The construction foreman in Cool, east of Sacramento, was inside a half-finished home [...]

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New report reveals that Black, Latinos in LA receive fewer home loans than whites

November 25, 2020 Economic Equity

By City News Service KNX 10.70 Black and Latino borrowers in the Los Angeles area continue to receive far fewer home purchase loans than white homebuyers, [...]

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California Black, Latino, Native American Borrowers Get Fewer Home Mortgages than Whites Regardless of Income, New Research Shows

November 24, 2020 Economic Equity

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Black, Latino and Native American borrowers continue to receive far fewer home purchase [...]

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A Quick Look at the Biden-Harris Clean Energy Plan, and its California Connections

November 23, 2020 Environmental Equity, Energy Equity

By Melanie Curry StreetsBlog Cal The Biden-Harris Clean Energy Plan is a 400-plus-page project of “Clean Energy for Biden,” a group of clean economy leaders, advocates, [...]

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The fossil fuel industry wants you to believe it’s good for people of color

November 23, 2020 Environmental Equity

By Sammy Roth Los Angeles Times The letter to Mexico’s energy minister offered a glowing review of a fossil fuel project in Baja California. Writing in [...]

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The ‘war on coal’ is over. The next climate battle has just begun

November 17, 2020 Environmental Equity

By Sammy Roth Los Angeles Times The night Barack Obama claimed victory in the Democratic presidential primaries in 2008, he predicted future generations would look back [...]

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What Does it Take to Meet State Climate and Equity Goals?

November 7, 2020 Environmental Equity

By Melanie Curry Streetsblog Cal This week, three state agencies that make policies and funding decisions about transportation, air pollution and climate change, and housing – [...]

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