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    Ann Rostow: Silver Bells, Silver Bells

    Ann Rostow: Silver Bells, Silver Bells

    By Ann Rostow– Silver Bells, Silver Bells Should we start with the court fights over GLBT discrimination in adoption and foster services? The gay rights protests in Poland? The impact…

    The Need for LGBTQ Data During COVID-19

    The Need for LGBTQ Data During COVID-19

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– Demographic data is important for health equity because it helps identify a community’s vulnerability to disease and deliver more culturally competent care. COVID-19 data shows that…

    What HIV/AIDS Teaches Us in The Age of Coronavirus

    What HIV/AIDS Teaches Us in The Age of Coronavirus

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– On July 6, 2020, the City of Oakland began hosting panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to hang on the front of Oakland…

    Exposing Trump’s Lies Using Basic Economic Theory

    Exposing Trump’s Lies Using Basic Economic Theory

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer– Donald Trump, our pathological and serial Liar-in-Chief, is the biggest fibber ever to serve as president. According to The Washington Post’s “Fact Checker” that has documented over…

    Rethinking Your Goals During a Pandemic

    Rethinking Your Goals During a Pandemic

    By Brandon Miller, CFP– Recently I got this call from one of my clients: “You’re going to hate me,” he started off sheepishly. To a financial advisor, this is the…

    Commuter Cars on the Cheap

    Commuter Cars on the Cheap

    By Philip Ruth– How are you holding up in this pandemic? Going a little nuts in your home like I am? You probably are, and the somnolence that results from…

    GGBA Message from Leadership: 5 Ways to Grow Your Business with the GGBA in 2020

    By Krystal Drwencke and Aaron Lander– As the world pushes through the middle of 2020, it has become apparent that our relationships and communities are more important than ever. With…

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Steven Wong of Ready State

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Steven Wong of Ready State

    Ready State is a San Francisco-based investigative marketing agency that transforms brands from the inside out. The agency works with top notch clients, such as Google and airbnb, and they…

    2020 Census: A New Countdown to Be Counted by September 30

    2020 Census: A New Countdown to Be Counted by September 30

    By Andrea Shorter– This is an all-hands-on-deck moment for exercising new and traditional civic duties. By now it should be reflexive that when in public spaces we wear a face…

    My Father the Lifelong Activist

    My Father the Lifelong Activist

    By Stuart Gaffney– My father died last month at age 96. He was a remarkably gifted and talented economics professor, who The New York Times reported “was at the forefront”…

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