T-Mobile wins federal approval for Sprint merger, seeks to allay concerns about pricing and job losses.

July 26, 2019 Technology Equity

Seattle Times By Paul Roberts After nearly a decade of foiled attempts to either buy or be bought by a rival wireless carrier, T-Mobile is one huge [...]

NewsPress Releases

Approval of Sprint/T-Mobile Merger “Disappointing,” Greenlining Institute Says

July 26, 2019

Advocates Fear Larger T-Mobile Will Abandon Low-Income Consumers and Consumers of Color  Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – The [...]

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Consumers suffer under California broadband deregulation

July 14, 2019 Technology Equity

Mercury News By VINHCENT LE and SEAN MCLAUGHLIN   In 2012, California decided to deregulate the broadband internet industry until 2020 with the aim of encouraging greater consumer choice, [...]


A Long Way to Go: What Kind of Change is Needed Within Foundations to Advance Racial Equity?

July 12, 2019

Inside Philanthropy By Michael Hamill Remaley   Many people who work in the philanthropic sector are beginning to grapple with embedded racism in ways that they [...]


Amid wildfires and bankruptcy, PG&E retreats from its long philanthropic legacy

July 11, 2019

San Francisco Business Times By Hannah Norman   In January, as Pacific Gas and Electric Co. grappled with its impending bankruptcy filing, the Oakland Museum of [...]


Rejecting White House Claims as ‘Contrived,’ Supreme Court Blocks Census Citizenship Question… For Now

June 27, 2019

Common Dreams By Jessica Corbett Civil liberties and immigrant rights advocates celebrated Thursday as the U.S. Supreme Court blocked—at least temporarily—the Trump administration from adding a [...]


A quick shift to electric vehicles could drive the Green New Deal forward

June 27, 2019 Environmental Equity, Technology Equity

Fast Company By Adele Peters The transition could keep the U.S. competitive with countries like China but also radically improve the country’s own transportation sector—currently the [...]

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Greenlining Institute Relieved as Supreme Court Temporarily Stops Census Citizenship Question

June 27, 2019

Ruling Means Issue Will Likely Come back Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – The Greenlining Institute expressed relief over [...]


The 2019 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

June 4, 2019 Health Equity

Green Biz By Jen Boynton Emi Wang, 29 Environmental Equity Senior Policy Manager, Greenlining; Oakland, California LinkedIn | Twitter Emi Wang is a change agent for the marginalized [...]

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Trump Wants to Make Redlining Easier

May 10, 2019 Economic Equity

The Progressive By Preeti Vissa Kristipati The administration is moving to cut public access to information on how, and to whom, banks loan money. Redlining – [...]

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Office: 510.926.4022
Cell: 415.846.7758

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Cell: 510.333.7978

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