Opinion Columns

Commentary: Use of algorithms can perpetuate bias

February 24, 2021 Technology Equity

By Vinhcent Le ArcaMax For most of us, the word “algorithm” is fairly new to our vocabulary. But badly designed decision-making algorithms have a growing impact [...]


Concerns over biased algorithms grow as computers make more decisions

February 23, 2021 Technology Equity

By Shara Tibken CNET When the US started distributing COVID-19 vaccines late last year, an essential question emerged: Who should get priority access to the shots? Many [...]

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The Greenlining Institute Releases New Report Examining Biased Algorithms that Invisibly Limit Opportunities for Marginalized Groups

February 23, 2021 Technology Equity

Human-designed algorithms and artificial intelligence can create redlines and roadblocks to getting a job, receiving healthcare, and investing in neighborhoods Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations [...]

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AB 946 Would Create 23,000 First-Time Homebuyers by Closing Mortgage Interest Deduction Loophole on Second Homes

February 18, 2021 Economic Equity

CONTACT:  Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 Sylvia Aguilar, Managing Director, California Community Builders, saguilar@ccbuilders.org, 510-868-0991 Matt Lewis, California YIMBY, press@cayimby.org Oakland, Calif. – [...]

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California Launches “Partners Advancing Climate Equity” to Aid Underserved Communities

February 11, 2021 Environmental Equity

Program Helps Frontline Communities  Build Capacity to Address Climate Crisis Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Twenty-two leaders representing [...]


Guest column: Super Bowl ads, like nature, abhor a vacuum

February 9, 2021 Economic Equity

By Jeremy Bagott The Florida Times-Union They once had names like Countrywide, Ameriquest, New Century, Argent and Greenpoint. They’re gone now – wiped cleanly off the [...]


Black Leaders: Biden Order is first to recognize America’s history of housing injustice

February 3, 2021 Economic Equity, General

By Quincy LeGardye California Black Media Black Leaders and civil rights groups – including the NAACP and the Greenlining Institute — are hailing a memorandum President [...]


Environment Experts To Newsom: Now’s Your Moment

January 26, 2021 Environmental Equity

By Ezra David Romero CapRadio Back in September, while wildfires raged and the pandemic wore on, California Gov. Gavin Newsom held a virtual press conference to [...]


Newsom budget hurts environmental justice programs

January 25, 2021 Environmental Equity

By Jackie Blandon 48hills Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021 budget proposes shifting money from environmental equity programs to fire prevention, a move that has angered advocates. As [...]

Opinion Columns

Algorithmic racial and gender bias is real. The California State Legislature must act

January 15, 2021 Technology Equity

By Gissela Moya The Sacramento Bee These days, algorithms — sets of rules or instructions used by computer systems to solve a problem or perform a [...]

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