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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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New Report: Green Investments Don’t Always Reach Where They’re Needed

January 14, 2021 Economic Equity, Environmental Equity, Energy Equity

The Greenlining Institute Urges Financial Firms to Consciously Address Communities of Color  Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Investment [...]

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Gov. Newsom’s $227 Billion Spending Plan Includes Stimulus Cash, Rental Relief, Job Training, and More

January 12, 2021 General

By Tanu Henry California Black Media Gov. Gavin Newsom sounded upbeat when he announced at a press briefing Friday afternoon that he has submitted a $227 [...]

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Newsom Budget Proposal Short-Changes Environmental Equity Programs

January 8, 2021 Diversity & Inclusion, Health Equity, Economic Equity, Energy Equity, Environmental Equity, Technology Equity

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Gov. Newsom’s proposed 2021-22 California budget short-changes programs financed by the Greenhouse Gas [...]

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Email: molly.tafoya@greenlining.org
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