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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 [...]

NewsPress Releases

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 – [...]


Unlocking Access To EVs In Underserved Communities

October 2, 2021 Energy Equity

By Stacy Noblet Forbes The transportation sector is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the U.S. Rapidly decarbonizing this sector is essential to [...]

Opinion Columns

Vulnerable Californians could lose power when utility protections expire. Will leaders act?

September 29, 2021 Energy Equity

By Carmelita Miller The Sacramento Bee On Thursday, hundreds of thousands of Californians could have their power shut off. Critical moratoriums on rental evictions and utility [...]


What one city’s struggle to ban natural gas says about the challenge of electrifying buildings

September 24, 2021 Environmental Equity

By Ysabelle Kempe Grist This story is part of the series Getting to Zero: Decarbonizing Cascadia, which explores the path to low-carbon energy for British Columbia, Washington, [...]


Consumer demand and policy are both pushing sustainable transportation forward, but infrastructure needs to match pace to make it equitable for all

September 20, 2021 Environmental Equity

By Elle Hardy Business Insider Multiple factors are accelerating the transportation industry’s green transformation — but experts argue it’s policymakers’ job to ensure no one’s left [...]

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With Recall Over, California Must Boldly Move Forward on Equity, Greenlining Institute Says

September 14, 2021

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – With the whole nation watching, Governor Gavin Newsom has survived the [...]

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