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Let’s Call It Out for What It Was: Domestic Terrorism in Charlottesville

“If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention.” This was Heather Heyer’s final Facebook post before she was killed on Saturday. Heather lost her life as she raised her voice against the hate and bigotry that filled the streets of Charlottesville over the weekend. Regardless of President Trump’s long delayed second response, we understand that

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Largest School District in California Prioritizes Funding for our Youngest Learners

On June 20, 2017, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) adopted their Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), which prioritizes funding for low-income students, foster youth students and English Language Learners. As we enter the fifth year of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), LAUSD has taken proactive measures to strategically invest in our youngest

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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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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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