Coalition Public Comment to the Workforce Alliance for the North Bay Regarding Its 2017-2020 Local Strategic Plan

The Greenlining Institute submitted a written public comment on behalf of the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color, a statewide coalition with over 100 organizations. We urged the Workforce Alliance for the North Bay to further advance racial equity in its local strategic plan. Recommendations include guaranteeing comprehensive support services for immigrant and reentry populations, disaggregating outcome data, and getting local community based organizations more involved in the workforce development training/programs.

Read the comment here.

Coalition Public Comment to the Pacific Gateway Workforce Development Board Regarding Its 2017-2020 Local Strategic Plan

The Greenlining Institute submitted a written public comment on behalf of the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color, a statewide coalition with over 100 organizations. We urged the Pacific Gateway Workforce Development Board to further advance racial equity in their local strategic plan. Recommendations include guaranteeing comprehensive support services for immigrant and reentry population, disaggregating outcome data, and getting local community based organizations more involved in the workforce development training/programs.

Read the comment here.

Public Comment to the Alameda County Workforce Development Board Regarding Its 2017-2020 Local Strategic Plan

The Greenlining Institute submitted a written public comment urging the Alameda County Workforce Development Board to further advance racial equity in their local strategic plan. Recommendations include guaranteeing comprehensive support services for immigrant and reentry population, disaggregating outcome data, and getting local community based organizations more involved in the workforce development training/programs.

Read the comment here.

Public Comment to the East Bay Regional Planning Unit Regarding Its 2017-2020 Regional Strategic Plan

The Greenlining Institute submitted a written public comment urging the East Bay Regional Planning Unit to further advance racial equity in their regional strategic plan. Recommendations include guaranteeing comprehensive support services for immigrant and reentry population, disaggregating outcome data, and getting local community based organizations more involved in the workforce development training/programs.

Read the comment here.

Coalition Public Comment to the Oakland Workforce Development Board Regarding Its 2017-2020 Local Strategic Plan

The Greenlining Institute submitted a written public comment on behalf of the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color, a statewide coalition with over 100 organizations. We urged the Oakland Workforce Development Board to further advance racial equity in its local strategic plan. Recommendations include guaranteeing comprehensive support services for immigrant and reentry population, disaggregating outcome data, and getting local community based organizations more involved in the workforce development training/programs.

To read the comment, click here.

Letter From Greenlining and Other Organizations Asking Policymakers to Protect Net Neutrality

A letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune and Ranking Member Bill Nelson calling for the protection of the free and open internet. The letter urges these leaders to support and continue to enforce the 2015 Open Internet Order and to oppose legislative and regulatory actions that would threaten the strong net neutrality rules already in place.

Joint Letter Asking Data Brokers Not to Build a Muslim Registry or Facilitate Mass Deportations

The Greenlining Institute joined with 15 other organizations to ask “Big Data” and tech firms to pledge to “not allow our data, or services, to be purchased or otherwise used in ways that could lead to violations of the human rights of Muslims or immigrants in the United States.” 

To read the letter, click here.
To read it in Spanish, click here.