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This page shares press releases and the latest news about Advancement Project, its programs and its staff. For media inquiries, contact:

Katie Smith,  Director of Communications
ksmith@advanceproj.org
(213) 406-9158


California Budget Signals Commitment to High-Need Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            June 15, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Katie Smith, Communications Director KSmith@advanceproj.org, (213) 406-9158   California Budget Signals Commitment to High-Need Families Equitable spending in the 17-18 state budget is the first step to defend California residents from potential federal cuts, long-term investment in vulnerable populations is needed On June 15, the Legislature

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White House Budget Proposal Is Inhumane

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT Katie Smith, Communications Director KSmith@advanceproj.org, (213)406-9158 White House Budget Proposal Is Inhumane The Trump Administration’s divestment agenda would hurt the most vulnerable low-income people of color in California. LOS ANGELES — The White House budget proposal sums up the first eight weeks of the Trump Administration’s harmful

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Advancement Project California’s Response to GOP Affordable Care Act (ACA) Replacement Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      February 28, 2017                                                                 MEDIA CONTACT Katie Smith, Communications Director KSmith@advanceproj.org, 213-406-9158   Advancement Project California’s Response to GOP Affordable Care Act (ACA) Replacement Plan This is a blatant giveaway that fractures the bedrock of economic security that health care provides for low-income individuals and people of color. Los Angeles – The GOP’s

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Tom Price Confirmation Jeopardizes Millions of the Most Vulnerable Californians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    February 10, 2017                                                                MEDIA CONTACT Katie Smith, Communications Director KSmith@advanceproj.org, 213-406-9158 Advancement Project California’s Response to the Confirmation of Tom Price Critical public programs and the health of millions of the most vulnerable Californians are in jeopardy. Los Angeles — The appointment of Tom Price as our new United States Secretary

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Betsy DeVos Will Not Impede Our Progress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Katie Smith, Communications Director KSmith@advanceproj.org, 213-406-9158 Advancement Project California’s Response to the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos Media Advisory: K-12 Water Cooler and Equity conference – scheduled for February 22 and 23. Los Angeles – U.S. high school graduation rates are hitting historic highs, test scores are improving

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New Report: California’s Asian Americans and Latinos Shut Out of Political Process; Whites Have Disproportionate Political Influence in State

PRESS RELEASE February 2, 2017 Media Contact: Bilen Mesfin, Change Consulting, 510-681-5978 (cell), bilen@change-llc.com New Report: California’s Asian Americans and Latinos Shut Out of Political Process; Whites Have Disproportionate Political Influence in State Survey of nearly 2,600 Californians on various forms of political participation yields key insights for people of color and millennials LOS ANGELES

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California’s Budget Must Reflect Our Values, and Our Promises

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT Katie Smith, Communications Director KSmith@advanceproj.org, 213-406-9158   California’s Budget Must Reflect Our Values, and Our Promises. We ask the Governor to allot needed funding for Early Care and Education and Proposition 47. LOS ANGELES — Governor Brown once again set a cautious tone for his budget, and

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Community members and families gather at the Islamic Center in Koreatown this Friday, December 9th from 12:30-2pm

“Show Up for Love Over Hate” Recently, several local Islamic Centers in Southern California and across the country have received threatening, hateful anonymous letters. We have seen a spike of racial violence and harassment targeting Muslims, immigrants, people of color, and other vulnerable communities since the election of Donald Trump. In a show of solidarity,

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Over 120 Organizations Urge All California K-12 Schools and Colleges to Be Designated as Sanctuary Schools and Campuses

For Immediate Release December 6, 2016 Contact: Katie Smith (213) 406-9158 KSmith@advanceproj.org OVER 120 ORGANIZATIONS URGE ALL CALIFORNIA K-12 SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES TO BE DESIGNATED AS SANCTUARY SCHOOLS AND CAMPUSES College for All Coalition Calls for Safe, Inclusive, and Equitable Learning Environments for All Students In Response to Fears of Deportation and Hate Attacks Since

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