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.


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 [...]


Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion: 2014 Snapshot of Financial Regulators’ Diversity and Inclusion

September 3, 2015 Economic Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

The Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion can leverage diversity to reform the financial sector. Greenlining’s fact sheet analyzes how congressional support and improved metrics will [...]


Unlocking the Potential of Community Benefit: Building Health in the Central Valley

August 19, 2015 Health Equity

Nonprofit hospitals conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment every three years to determine the health concerns of the communities they serve,and develop a Community Benefit Plan. [...]


2015 Supplier Diversity Report Card: Total Spending Remains High, But Progress Has Stalled

July 16, 2015 Energy Equity, Technology Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Greenlining’s 2015 Supplier Diversity Report Card finds that contracting with minority-owned businesses by California energy and telecommunications companies dropped in 2014 and contracting with Latino-owned businesses [...]


Lyft and The Greenlining Institute Joint Statement for Community Advancement

March 27, 2015

On March 24, 2015, Lyft and The Greenlining Institute announced a partnership designed to promote diversity, improve transportation choices for all communities, and expose members of [...]


Voices from the Front Lines: Barriers to Health Care for Undocumented Californians

March 23, 2015 Health Equity

Over two million Californians have gained health coverage due to the Affordable Care Act, but the ACA specifically excludes more than one million undocumented Californians. To [...]


Community Voices: Improving Access to Voting for California’s Limited-English Proficiency Communities

February 18, 2015 General

One in nine eligible California voters speaks only limited English, and many of these voters don’t know what help and services are available to them. In [...]


Electric Carsharing in Underserved Communities: Considerations for Program Success

January 28, 2015 Environmental Equity

Thanks to legislation enacted in 2014, SB 1275 (de León), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has taken the first steps to create carsharing programs for [...]

Community Voices: Barriers to Voting for California's Formerly Incarcerated

Community Voices: Barriers to Voting for California’s Formerly Incarcerated

January 20, 2015 General

Californians who have been in state prison are able to vote after completing their sentence or finishing parole, but many are unaware of their rights. Greenlining [...]

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