Press Releases

June 23, 2024

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement on the 3-party state budget agreement that includes initial funding for reparations:

June 10, 2024

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement on the passing of Reverend James M. Lawson:

June 05, 2024

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) has selected the critically-acclaimed Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles as Senate District 35’s Nonprofit of the Year. The orchestra is recognized across the nation and beyond for its contributions to the arts through the inclusion and development of young, underrepresented musicians.

April 17, 2024

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steven Bradford’s legislation to establish a state-level designation recognizing institutions of higher education that excel in educating and serving Black students has passed the Senate Education Committee 6-0 with bipartisan support.

Black students in California and nationally are historically underrepresented in higher education. SB 1348 would create a way to recognize public and private colleges and universities that are making significant commitments to promote Black student success.   

April 06, 2024

INGLEWOOD – Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement on the passing of Reverend Dr. Cecil Murray:

January 03, 2024

SACRAMENTO - Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement following the release of the 2022 Racial and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA) report:

December 19, 2023

Carson, CA –Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) distributed more than 1,000 toys to families in Senate District 35 during a holiday fair held earlier this month on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills.

November 06, 2023

 

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement on Former San Jose Police Officer Mark McNamara who allegedly sent racist text messages: