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In the News

July 01, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) – A police reform rally was held at the State Capitol Wednesday with the families of those killed by the hands of police officers.

During the rally they held up the names of their loved ones and others killed by police in the last five years, demanding systemic change.

Press Release

July 01, 2020

SACRAMENTO ­– Today, Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) introduced two measures aimed at enacting significant police reform in the state of California: SB 731 and SB 203.

In the News

June 25, 2020

On Wednesday, June 24, the full California Senate voted 30-10 to pass Assembly Constitutional Amendment  5 (ACA 5), an initiative to overturn Proposition 209 and reinstate Affirmative Action in the state after 24 years. 

The constitutional amendment will now appear on the general election ballot in November for voters to decide whether to approve it or not.  

In the News

June 24, 2020

SACRAMENTO — California voters will be asked whether to reverse the state’s prohibition on affirmative action, allowing public universities to consider race in admissions and government to give preference to businesses owned by women and people of color when awarding contracts.

In the News

June 24, 2020

California voters will decide in November whether to reinstate affirmative action after lawmakers approved a proposal Wednesday asking them to repeal the 25-year-old law that bans the consideration of race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin in university admissions, public employment and contracting.