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5 Organizations Empowering Marginalized Communities In California

March 29, 2021 Leadership Academy

Wiki.ezvid.com California is home to a very diverse population, with a significant number of residents who are underrepresented by our present forms of social organization. This [...]

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New Report: California’s Clean Mobility Programs Can Guide National Efforts

March 25, 2021 Environmental Equity

Mobility Equity Can Drive Progress in Underserved Communities  Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – As the Biden [...]

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The Greenlining Institute Announces New Strategic Plan

March 23, 2021 General

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – As the U.S. increasingly grapples with racial equity issues and a [...]

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Advancing Equitable Electric Mobility and Ensuring Equitable Implementation

March 17, 2021 Environmental Equity

Addressing systems of inequity and racism in transportation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17,2021 PORTLAND, ORE. – Forth and The Greenlining Institute have created the Toward Equitable [...]

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Tenant screening software faces national reckoning

March 14, 2021 Technology Equity

By Cyrus Farivar NBC News In November 2018, Marco Antonio Fernandez, returned home after a yearlong Navy deployment in South Korea and searched for an apartment [...]

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SB 17 Would Create The California Office of Racial Equity

March 11, 2021 Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Equity, Energy Equity, Environmental Equity, Technology Equity, Health Equity

New Office Would Tackle Systemic Inequities Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 Katie Smith, Advancement Project California, Director of Communications, 323-997-2194 [...]

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Less than 30% of Black Fresno County residents own homes. A nonprofit hopes to change that

March 5, 2021 Economic Equity

By Cassandra Garibay The Fresno Bee White Fresno County residents own homes at about two-and-a-half times the rate of Black residents in the county — but [...]

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We Can’t Afford to Let Electric Cars Become Luxury Items

March 3, 2021 Environmental Equity

By Maria Gallucci Slate This story was originally published by Grist and has been republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In late January, General Motors announced a pledge to only [...]

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“Caste” Author Isabel Wilkerson to Headline Greenlining Economic Summit

February 26, 2021 Economic Summit

Virtual Summit on Racial Equity Expands to Two Days of Programming May 5-6 Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – [...]

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Experts tell California Public Utility Commission to brace for higher electricity rates

February 25, 2021 Energy Equity

By Martin Wisckol Los Angeles Daily News California’s push for green energy could be undermined and poorer households could shoulder a disproportionate share of growing electricity [...]

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