Tag: Greenlining Institute

Archived: Greenlining Institute Applauds SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet's Focus on Diverse Entrepreneurs

Greenlining Institute Applauds SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet’s Focus on Diverse Entrepreneurs Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director,510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) Contreras-Sweet WASHINGTON Policy experts at The Greenlining Institute applauded Small Business Administration chief Maria Contreras-Sweet’s priorities announced today in remarks at the Center for American Progress. After strongly supporting…

Archived: Advocates Challenge NBA: Take Real Action on Diversity

Advocates Challenge NBA: Take Real Action on Diversity Greenlining Institute Asks: Do NBA Teams Put Money Back into Communities Their Players and Fans Come From Calls for Concrete Steps on Diversity May 6, 2014 Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director,510-926-4022;415-846-7758(cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA In alettersent today to NBA Commissioner…

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

New Report: Shift to Digital Phone Networks Could Hurt Communities of Color Affordability, Reliability, 9-1-1 Access at Risk; FCC to Address Crucial Decisions Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director,510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) Chen BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA — The accelerating shift to digital telephone networks could put communities of color at…

Archived: Bank Regulators' Proposed Diversity Standards Short on Specifics

Bank Regulators’ Proposed Diversity Standards Short on Specifics Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director,510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) Werblin WASHINGTON Proposed joint standards just released by six federal agencies for assessing the diversity practices of the financial institutions they regulate contain solid language regarding best practices, but are disappointingly short…

Archived: Greenlining Applauds Appointment of Janet Yellen as Fed Chair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2013 Greenlining Applauds Appointment of Janet Yellen as Fed Chair Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director,510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA The Greenlining Institute and its coalition today applauded President Obama’s decision to nominate Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen as the next chair…

Archived: 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…

Archived: 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…