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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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The Winning Resilience of Hope

John Kim at the Participation and Power Summit in Los Angeles, CA. Feb 2nd, 2017. Hosted by Advancement Project California.

There is a very real battle out there. It has most recently manifested in the Executive Orders we’ve seen flowing from the White House like thunderbolts from a hateful sky. These orders are the very definition of corrupted power – sowing very real pain, very real fear, and ruining lives in the most vulnerable American

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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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Sister Marches in California

Advancement Project California supports the Women’s March on Washington. Sister Marches are solidarity events inspired by the Women’s March on Washington, and organized by volunteers around the world. If you can’t make it to Washington, D.C. on January 21, join or host a Sister March near you. Women’s March Mission and Vision: We stand together

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National Day of Action: Activities Across California

If you want to take a stand and #Fight4OurHealth, there will be events happening across the state this Sunday, January 15. As Republicans work to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, it’s up to us to make our voices heard. Five million Californians stand to lose their health coverage, and 200,000 could lose their jobs if

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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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