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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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Californians Like You Choose #LoveOverFear

We will stand with you to defend our shared values. On Wednesday morning, we woke up to a whole new America. On Wednesday morning, American Muslims may have questioned whether it was safe to wear their hijabs. On Wednesday morning, immigrant mothers started making arrangements for who might care for their children if they were

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Advancement Project California 2016 Official Ballot Endorsements

Advancement Project California champions the struggle for greater equity and opportunity for all, fostering upward mobility in communities most impacted by economic and racial injustice. Since 2000, California has been a majority-minority state where no racial group holds a numerical majority. Yet California’s democracy does not accurately reflect that demographic reality. Vote with Us on

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A Closer Look

At Access to Care – the Health Equity program presents curated, interactive Need Indexes, data, and maps that show how access to insurance coverage and primary care clinics impacts the ability of low-income communities of color in California to obtain health care.

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Ongoing terrible violence in America

“By now we have all seen the shocking videos of the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. The gravity and tragedy of their deaths must be acknowledged. The anguish of their families and friends must be acknowledged. And the pain of our black brothers and sisters in the face of an unending series

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New Report Points to Racial Disparities in Nearly All Forms of Political Participation in California: Latinos and Asian Americans most adversely affected

Report cover, multi-ethnic people with American flags

For Immediate Release June 30, 2016 Media contact: Bilen Mesfin, Change Consulting, 510-681-5978, bilen@change-llc.com New Report Points to Racial Disparities in Nearly All Forms of Political Participation in California Latinos and Asian Americans most adversely affected   SACRAMENTO, CA – Latinos and Asian Americans are the least likely to have a say in California’s politics,

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Advancement Project Commends Legislative Leaders and Women’s Caucus on Groundbreaking Budget Deal to Support Children and Families in Early Learning, K-12 and Family Strengthening

For Immediate Release June 16, 2016 Contact: Karla Pleitéz Howell (213)406-9149 KHowell@advanceproj.org   Advancement Project Commends Legislative Leaders and Women’s Caucus on Groundbreaking Budget Deal to Support Children and Families in Early Learning, K-12 and Family Strengthening On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the Assembly and Senate approved an important budget deal to support significant multi-year

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Governor’s Budget Provides $67 Million for Prop 47 Prevention Efforts

For Immediate Release June 16, 2016 Contact: Michael Russo (213) 406-9146 MRusso@advanceproj.org Governor’s Budget Provides $67 Million for Prop 47 Prevention Efforts 2014’s Prop 47 reformed six low-level drug and property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors, and required the state to spend the resulting justice-system savings on local prevention efforts, including mental health services, substance abuse treatment,

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