To make equity real for communities of color, our policy teams produce a variety of reports and other materials based on in-depth research and analysis. We dig deep into the issues impacting communities of color, and provide testimony and comments to public agencies considering proposals that would impact our communities. Use the filters to find the type of information you’re looking for.


Supplier Diversity Report: Banks Still Struggle to Contract with Diverse Businesses

November 18, 2016 Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Equity

The banks with the largest market share in California do little contracting with businesses owned by people of color and women, Greenlining’s analysis finds. In a [...]


Delivering Opportunity How Electric Buses and Trucks Can Create Jobs and Improve Public Health in California

October 26, 2016 Environmental Equity

Transportation is the largest source of global warming pollution in California, creating nearly 50 percent of the state’s emissions when accounting for production, refining and petroleum [...]


2016 Supplier Diversity Report Card: California’s Public Utilities

September 11, 2016 Diversity & Inclusion, Energy Equity, Technology Equity

California’s utility and telecommunications companies spent $5.7 billion on contracts with minority-owned businesses (MBEs) in 2015, but this generally strong performance was distinctly uneven. Comcast, for [...]


Diversity Flatlines at Financial Agencies: 2015 Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion Issue Brief

August 19, 2016 Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Equity

Section 342 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act created Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWIs) in the nation’s top financial regulatory agencies, hoping to ensure that these [...]

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Electric Vehicles for All: An Equity Toolkit

August 3, 2016 Environmental Equity

Electric vehicles have no tail-pipe emissions. EVs help clean our air, fight climate change, and boost our economy by using electricity, which is cheaper than gas, [...]


Government that Looks Like America: Diversity in the Federal Financial Agencies

June 30, 2016 Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Equity

Despite a congressional mandate to pay more attention to diversity within federal financial regulatory agencies, Greenlining found that these agencies generally lack diversity at executive and [...]


Ensuring Health and Justice: Undocumented Boys and Men of Color

May 6, 2016 Health Equity

Undocumented boys and men of color live in fear every day, with discrimination and worries about deportation often dominating their interactions with the health care system. [...]


Insufficient Data: Do Central Valley Not-For-Profit Hospitals Meet Their Community Benefit Obligations?

March 29, 2016 Health Equity

Greenlining’s analysis finds that major Central Valley hospital systems fail to report essential data that is needed in order to understand whether they truly earn the [...]


Locked Out of the Market: Poor Access to Home Loans for Californians of Color

February 19, 2016 Economic Equity

Greenlining and the Urban Strategies Council analyzed 2013 federal home mortgage data for California, with an in-depth focus on the cities of Fresno, Long Beach and [...]


Climate Investments Case Studies Report

October 5, 2015 Environmental Equity

Something amazing is happening in California:  we’re charging polluters for the damage they cause and using that money to clean the air, save families money and [...]

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