Our Work

Shaping an Abundant Future

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.

Issue Areas

Rooted in Activism and Action

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 work on the following issues:
Leadership Academy

Cultivating the next generation of racial equity leaders

Our Leadership Academy mentors and trains leaders to bring lasting, transformative change for communities of color.

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We have three leadership programs:
Publications & Resources

Equity Practice and Systems Change Resources

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

Modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act

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A Call to Invest in Community Power: Lessons from 10 Years of California Climate Investments for the State and the Nation

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