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Meaningless Federal Financial-Institution Diversity Standards Just Released

New joint standards for six federally regulated financial agencies are meaningless, according to critics and our assessment. The Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion standards are entirely voluntary and have no deadlines.

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Small Business Administration

Greenlining Institute Applauds SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet’s Focus on Diverse Entrepreneurs

Maria Contreras-Sweet’s priorities align with many of Greenlining Institute’s recommendations for what she could accomplish within her first 100 days of taking office.

Advocates Challenge NBA: Take Real Action on Diversity

The Greenlining Institute asks: Do NBA teams put money back into communities their players and fans come from? and calls for concrete steps on diversity.

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Register for “Banking on Supplier Diversity” on Feb. 24 Today!

The Greenlining Institute presents its first annual report on how major banks contract with minority business enterprises in California and throughout the nation.

Stephanie Chen, The Greenlining Institute

New Report: Shift to Digital Phone Networks Could Hurt Communities of Color

The accelerating shift to digital telephone networks could put communities of color at risk by ending basic standards like affordable service and 9-1-1 access.

Sasha Werblin, Greenlining Institute

Bank Regulators’ Proposed Diversity Standards Short on Specifics

The draft standards allow financial institutions to do a self-assessment of diversity practices, but do not require any reporting to the public or to the OMWIs.

Orson Aguilar, Greenlining Institute

Greenlining Applauds Appointment of Janet Yellen as Fed Chair

This announcement brings hope to an environment of political mayhem and economic uncertainty in Washington,” said Greenlining Institute Executive Director Orson Aguilar.

Greenlining Introduces Racial Equity Framework for Bank Regulators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2013 Greenlining Introduces Racial Equity Framework for Bank Regulators Guide Seeks to Help Avoid Mistakes that Triggered Great Recession by Promoting Increased Diversity Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA –The Greenlining Institute today introduced Racial Equity Framework: Strengthening the Financial Sector Through Diversity. The …

New Guide Promotes Racial Equity in Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2013 New Guide Promotes Racial Equity in Policy Greenlining’s “Racial Equity Toolkit” Is Step-by-Step Thinking Tool for Policymakers in a Diverse America Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – As policymakers at all levels of government, business and the nonprofit world cope with the …

After Racist Cover, Bloomberg Targeted by Greenlight Institute for Apology

Advertisers Asked to Pressure Bloomberg Businessweek Over Racist Cover

The Greenlining Institute is asking the magazine to release the demographics of its staff and management, issue a more heartfelt apology, and tell the real story of the housing crisis.

Report Documents Lack of Diversity in the Federal Reserve Banks

A new report examines the lack of racial diversity in senior management and the scarcity of Latinos throughout the Federal Reserve System.