NewsPress Releases

New COVID-19 Relief Bill Has Major Gaps, Greenlining Institute Says

April 21, 2020

More Attention to Hard-Hit Communities of Color Still Needed Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – With Congress apparently ready [...]


Coronavirus life not sweet, especially for minorities

April 16, 2020 General

By Otis R. Taylor Jr. San Francisco Chronicle David Benton opened a pastry shop in East Oakland’s Millsmont neighborhood a week before Thanksgiving. He chose a [...]


The Cameras in Your Car May Be Harvesting Data as You Drive

April 15, 2020 Technology Equity

By Keith Barry Consumer Reports There’s a problem with a bike lane in Brooklyn, N.Y. City officials painted it along part of Manhattan Avenue, a major [...]


Salesforce plans to hire the laid-off family and friends of its staff. What about diversity?

April 7, 2020 Technology Equity

By Levi Sumagaysay Protocol Salesforce, known for calling its employees “ohana,” is taking that family mentality up a notch. Seeking to fill 2,200 positions, the company [...]

NewsPress Releases

Greenlining’s Economic Summit Moves Online May 21

April 7, 2020 Economic Equity

Virtual Summit Features Ibram X. Kendi, Alicia Garza, john a. powell and More Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director,  415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – [...]

Opinion Columns

Extend the census deadline to protect public health

April 6, 2020 Technology Equity

By Gissela Moya and Vinhcent Le SFExaminer In 1920, as the world was recovering from the devastating 1918 Spanish Flu, the U.S. Census Bureau told Congress [...]


Need money during coronavirus pandemic? How to avoid loan sharks and debt traps

March 31, 2020 Economic Equity

By Manuela Tobias Fresno Bee   As millions of Americans lose jobs, shifts and other sources of income during the coronavirus health crisis, financial experts worry [...]

Opinion Columns

Senate COVID-19 Relief Bill Put Corporations First – Now, Let’s Take Care of People

March 26, 2020 Economic Equity

By Debra Gore-Mann and Adam Briones CommonDreams   The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated glaring structural and racial inequities in American society. What the Senate has put [...]

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Senate Bill Puts Corporations Ahead of People, Greenlining Institute Says

March 25, 2020 Health Equity, Economic Equity

Covid-19 Crisis Requires Strong, Consistent Support for Workers and Small Businesses, Attention to Communities of Color  Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) [...]


US Workers Need Financial Relief Now

March 23, 2020 Economic Equity

By Lea Ceasrine & Rose Aquilar KALW LINK TO AUDIO On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing the dire need for economic relief as millions [...]

Media Contacts

Bruce Mirken

Media Relations Director
Office: 510.926.4022
Cell: 415.846.7758

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