Yes on Proposition 16, the November ballot initiative to expand equal opportunity for all Californians, today announced a historic campaign leadership team made up of some of the most high-profile strategists and notable civil rights advocates from across the state. The campaign co-chairs will be Eva Paterson, President and Co-Founder of Equal Justice Society, andContinue reading “Yes on Proposition 16 Campaign Announces Campaign Leadership Team Reflective of California”
The Opportunity for All Coalition is moving rapidly into campaign mode to support the passage of Proposition 16, which will ask California voters in November to allow equal opportunity policies to be used by state and local governments to promote good jobs, good wages, and quality schools for everyone.
With Successful Senate Vote, ACA 5 Clears California Legislature and Goes to November Ballot The Opportunity For All Coalition today celebrated the full, historic passage of ACA 5 — allowing California voters to reinstate affirmative action — through the State Legislature. For the first time in a generation, Californians will have the opportunity to voteContinue reading “California Voters Will Have Their Say on Proposition 209 and Affirmative Action”
The Opportunity for All Coalition today celebrated the California State Senate Appropriations Committee’s approval of ACA 5, which sends the bill to the Senate floor for a full vote. If the vote is successful on the Senate floor, California voters will officially have the opportunity to reinstate affirmative action statewide.
The Opportunity for All Coalition today celebrated Rep. Karen Bass’ (CA-37) support letter for ACA 5, Asm. Dr. Shirley Weber’s (D – San Diego) bill allowing California voters to reinstate affirmative action programs. The letter written by Rep. Bass — an iconic civil rights leader in her own right — was cosigned by U.S. Senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein, along with 22 members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Opportunity for All Coalition applauded the California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus’ announcement of support for ACA 5.
The Opportunity for All Coalition today celebrated the California State Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee’s approval of ACA 5, the first of three key votes the legislation faces in the Senate this month.
The Opportunity For All Coalition today celebrated the bipartisan passage of ACA 5 off the State Assembly Floor. If the State Senate approves ACA 5 later this month, the measure would be placed on the November 2020 ballot.
ACA 5 passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee and now goes to a vote by the full Assembly.
We stand with George Floyd’s family and all those demanding justice and accountability for the Black lives taken by police violence. It is incumbent upon all of us to call out and attack the deep-seated prejudice, discrimination, and structural racism that has long plagued our country. As a coalition founded to reinstate affirmative action inContinue reading “Justice for George Floyd”