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Category: Prop 47

Advancing Equity News August 2016

At this halfway point of 2016, which has been a year of much heartbreak and some “disturbing” public conversations, we want to offer an antidote with examples of how people across our state are making things better. This e-newsletter is called #ReasonsForHope – A 2016 Mid-Year Report.

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Advancing California July 2016

Advancement Project’s quarterly e-newsletter. In this issue we share a reflection on this summer of violence, an announcement of our newest research report about California’s racial disparities in political participation, some good news for our youngest learners in the final California budget, and an update on leadership of our Educational Equity program. Enjoy!

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Advancing Equity News April 2016

We LEARNED that Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Hilda Solis introduced and, with Sheila Keuhl, passed Advancement Project-supported motions to direct Prop. 47 savings to community based programs that reduce recidivism, increase neighborhood safety, and get residents the appropriate care they need, such as substance abuse treatment and youth development.

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