Assembly Committee Approves ACA 5, Moves to Appropriations Committee

Originally posted on Yes on Prop 16:
The Opportunity for All Coalition supporting ACA 5, Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber’s bill to allow voters an opportunity to restore affirmative action and equal opportunity in California, applauds the approval of the bill by the Assembly’s Committee on Public Employment and Retirement on a 5-1 bipartisan vote. ACA 5…

Voter Mobilization & Protection Summit

Thank you so much for joining us today at our Voter Mobilization & Protection Summit! Special thanks to our speakers today! Aimee Allison, She the PeopleAlex Burch, New Georgia ProjectBarbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice CollectiveChynna Baldwin, The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under LawFred Nisen, Disability Rights CaliforniaIon Y., Indivisible East BayJames Chiong, SEIU 1021Jeralyn Cave,…More

ACA 5 Introduced to Repeal Proposition 209

Originally posted on Yes on Prop 16:
Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber (D – San Diego) and a broad coalition of colleagues and business leaders today announced ACA 5, which would initiate a ballot initiative to officially repeal Proposition 209 , California’s ban on affirmative action. An antiquated law passed under Republican Governor Pete Wilson, Proposition 209…