Yes on Proposition 16 Campaign Announces Campaign Leadership Team Reflective of California

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”

California Voters Will Have Their Say on Proposition 209 and Affirmative Action

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”

ACA 5 Passes Senate Appropriations Committee, Heads to Senate Floor

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.

U.S. Senators Kamala Harris, Dianne Feinstein, and 22 U.S. Representatives Endorse ACA 5

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.

Justice for George Floyd

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”