Press Releases

Greenlining Receives Major Gift from MacKenzie Scott to Advance Transformative Racial Equity Agenda

June 15, 2021 Diversity & Inclusion

Press Contact: Molly Tafoya, Director of Communications, The Greenlining Institute, molly.tafoya@greenlining.org, 808-256-7064 (c) (Oakland, CA)–The Greenlining Institute expresses our profound gratitude for the generous gift from [...]

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Programmers, Lawmakers Want A.I. to Eliminate Bias, Not Promote It

June 9, 2021 Technology Equity

By Kristian Hernandez PEW Trusts DALLAS — When software engineer Bejoy Narayana was developing Bob.ai, an application to help automate Dallas-Fort Worth’s Section 8 voucher program, [...]

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CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY ADVANCES GROUNDBREAKING LEGISLATION TO LIMIT ALGORITHMIC BIAS

June 1, 2021 Economic Equity, Technology Equity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY ADVANCES GROUNDBREAKING LEGISLATION TO LIMIT ALGORITHMIC BIAS June 1, 2021 – Today, the California State Assembly passed The Automated Decision [...]

Opinion Columns

California leaders have no more excuses for their inaction on housing reforms

May 23, 2021 Economic Equity

By Brian Hanlon and Adam Briones The Sacramento Bee From city government actions to President Biden’s infrastructure plan, the momentum to end exclusionary zoning and land [...]

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SVB Financial Group Announces $11.2 Billion Community Benefits Plan

May 22, 2021 Economic Equity

SVB Financial Group SANTA CLARA, Calif. and BOSTON – May 20, 2021 – SVB Financial Group (“SVB”) (NASDAQ: SIVB), the parent of Silicon Valley Bank, the [...]

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What California lawmakers could do to boost homeownership for Black families

May 19, 2021 Economic Equity

By Manuela Tobias CalMatters When she was in grad school to become a therapist, Merika Reagan sketched out her future with a friend. They would each [...]

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Newsom Budget Boosts Revolutionary California Climate Effort

May 14, 2021 Environmental Equity

Transformative Climate Communities, Seen as National Model, Gets $420 million Over 3 Years Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) SACRAMENTO, [...]

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Newsom “California Comeback” Budget Can Help California Build a Just Recovery

May 14, 2021 Economic Equity, Energy Equity, Environmental Equity, Technology Equity

Greenlining Institute Urges Legislators to Emphasize Racial, Economic Equity Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) The revised “California Comeback” budget [...]

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Sacramento Report: Facing the Implications of Biased Tech

May 10, 2021 Technology Equity

By Jesse Marx Voice of San Diego In 2019, the California Legislature put a stop to the police use of facial recognition. Although law enforcement agencies [...]

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The Greenlining Institute and RePower LA Coalition Applaud Gov. Newsom’s Relief Plans

May 10, 2021 Energy Equity

Unpaid Utility Bills Threatened Hundreds of Thousands with Shut-Offs Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) Hodan Hassan, Los Angeles Alliance [...]

Media Contacts

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Molly Tafoya

Communications Director 
Email: molly.tafoya@greenlining.org
Cell: 808-256-7064

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