Community drives every aspect of our work. We work closely with communities of color to understand the racist barriers to economic opportunity, to shape investments into our communities, and demand accountability from the public and private sectors. We work in partnership with community-based organizations to produce long-term change and success.
Instead of only fighting the restrictions of redlining, we open opportunities for Greenlining – building an abundant future that proactively brings investments and opportunities into communities of color.
We all deserve a just economy that works for everyone, not just a privileged few. Everyone should be able to create successful futures for their families and the generations to come.Read More
Building lasting climate resilience for our communities can only be achieved by focusing on the intersection of climate action, racial justice, and economic equity.Read More
Achieving a true, inclusive, multi-racial democracy will require us to transform our systems into a just economy where everyone can participate and everyone benefits, no matter their race or where they live.Read More
Our Leadership Academy mentors and trains leaders to bring lasting, transformative change for communities of color.Learn More
Our Fellowship program is an 11-month leadership development program for early-career professionals who desire hands-on policy and advocacy experience, and who have a passion for racial equity.Read More
We offer an intensive 10-week training program for college students and early-career leaders who want to gain real-world policy experience and who want to invest in their professional growth.Read More
Founded at UC Berkeley in 1970 by Chicano/Latino students, our multi-racial residential leadership program is designed is for full-time, undergraduate students passionate about advancing racial equity.Read More
The Greenlining Institute aims to address the root causes of racial, economic, and environmental inequities, and meaningfully transform the material conditions of communities of color in California and across the U.S. To this end, our experts develop policy and advocacy resources to guide decision-makers. View All