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September 14, 2017

State lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow judges to decide against imposing prison-sentence enhancements of 10 or more years in cases where firearms are used to commit a felony.

June 02, 2017

SACRAMENTO – On Thursday the California State Senate passed a package of consequential legislation aimed at alleviating the state’s growing housing crisis. The bills in all streamline regulations at the state and local level to speed up housing construction; create new funding for affordable housing; and increase access to housing for working Californians.

May 12, 2017

The African-American Leaders for Tomorrow (AALT) Program is a four-day long residential summer program that is held on the campus of California State University Dominquez Hills (CSUDH). Application Deadline May 15, 2017

http://blackcaucus.legislature.ca.gov/african-american-leaders-tomorrow

May 07, 2017

Bradford offers thoughts about SB 620, “These enhancements cause problems. They disproportionately increase racial disparities in imprisonments and they greatly increase the population of incarcerated persons,” he said.

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April 27, 2017

Senator Steven Bradford (D- Gardena) added, "I am thrilled to hear LAUP will be receiving a much deserved $3 million dollar grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services. Extensive research has shown the undeniable importance of early childhood education, specifically between birth and the age of three, and the Early Head Start Partnership Grant will help stimulate programs that provide the necessary development for children in these high-need zip codes".

March 14, 2017

State Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) added, “Our state’s future and students simply cannot afford shortages. As we work to attract and retain highly effective teachers we must also ensure schoolchildren learn from individuals with diverse backgrounds in both race and gender.”