Tag Archives: Rob Bonta

Decenas de personas se reunieron frente al Ayuntamiento de Oakland en apoyo a la resolución del Ayuntamiento de la ciudad el martes. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Oakland se compromete a permanecer unido para oponerse a amenazas anti-inmigrantes

El Concejo Municipal de Oakland aprobó por unanimidad una resolución de “ciudad santuario”, reafirmando que la ciudad protegerá a sus residentes inmigrantes e indocumentados de las deportaciones frente a las amenazas contra la inmigración del [...]
Dozens of people gathered in front of Oakland City Hall in support of the City Council's sanctuary city resolution on Tuesday. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Oakland Pledges to Lock Arms Against Anti-Immigrant Threats

Oakland City Council unanimously passed a ‘sanctuary city’ resolution, reaffirming that the city will protect its immigrant and undocumented residents from deportations in the face of president-elect Donald Trump’s anti-immigration threats. &nb
Gaye Cobb (left) and Assemblyman Rob Bonta

Assemblyman Bonta Calls on Congress to View Economic Recovery “with a Racial Equity Lens”

  Assemblymember Rob Bonta recently submitted a resolution to the State Assembly, asking “Congress to give policy makers the ability to view the economic recovery with a racial equity lens and ensure that our communities [...]
Hundreds of supporters staged a sit-in outside Governor Brown's office last week calling on him to sign bill AB 953 if it passed the Senate. Photo: Take Action California.

California Senate Passes Racial and Identity Profiling Act Over 800 rally at State Capitol to pressure Governor Brown to sign bill

  The California State Senate this week passed AB 953, the Racial and Identity Profiling Act, following a mass mobilization of California anti-mass incarceration and police accountability organizations to Sacramento lobbying for the passage of [...]
Attorney General Kamala Harris

Kamala D. Harris and Legislators Unveil Truancy Law

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris this week announced a package of legislation to help local school districts and communities address California’s elementary school truancy crisis. Each year, an estimated one million elementary school students are [...]
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Legislation to Teach Community College Courses in Jail

  An assembly bill that would allow California Community Colleges to receive full funding for courses offered in correctional institutions, AB1271, has passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee with strong bipartisan support (12-1). According to [...]