Transit Cops Could Lead Police Reforms

June 19, 2020 Environmental Equity

By Joann Muller Axios Urban transit agencies are rethinking how they prevent crime and maintain order following nationwide protests over racial bias and police brutality in [...]


On Juneteenth, Black Leaders Detail Lingering Obstacles to Change

June 19, 2020 General

‘It will take more than a holiday’: Incarceration, environmental degradation, lack of investment highlighted. By Tom Molanphy 48 Hills On June 19, 1865, over two years [...]

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Let’s Bridge the Digital Divide

June 18, 2020 Technology Equity, Leadership Academy

By Gissela Moya Newsday As COVID-19 has pushed many Americans online to work and attend school, we hear a lot about Zoom fatigue and other annoyances. [...]

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Greenlining Institute Hails Wells Fargo Move to Link Executive Pay, Diversity Progress

June 17, 2020 Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Equity

Urges Other Banks to Follow Suit Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – The Greenlining Institute praised this week’s announcement  by [...]


This Urban Planner Has the Keys to a Safe Commute after COVID

June 12, 2020 Environmental Equity

By Adrienne Day Grist Mass transit is in crisis. Ridership has evaporated alongside confidence in a safe commute, and cities like New York are facing billions [...]


Why diversity and inclusion programs often fall short

June 12, 2020

By Meghan McCarty Carino MarketPlace Sephora closed its stores in 2019 to hold diversity and inclusion training for its employees. Following weeks of protests against police [...]


Vigil for Black Lives in Downtown Oakland

June 9, 2020 General

By Jane Tyska Mercury News Several hundred people with masks and signs attended a vigil for black lives in Oakland Tuesday afternoon. The vigil, which featured [...]

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Vigil to Honor Black Victims of Police Violence Tuesday in Downtown Oakland

June 8, 2020 General

Brown Folx for Black Lives & The Greenlining Institute to Hold Remembrance in Front of Greenlining 360 Center Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, [...]

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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 [...]


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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