How courageous were our representatives? California’s 2023 legislative session ended on October 13, when Governor Newsom signed or vetoed the last of the bills on his desk. Overall, while advocates … Continued
On September 14, Californians won. Leaders, advocates, and voters united to reject the recall and chose the path to progress. But as directors of two statewide organizations that helped lead … Continued
BY IRENE KAO and MANUEL PASTOR | CAPITOL WEEKLY | 05.17.2021 With the signatures tallied and the threshold for recall election met, media attention will soon shift to the campaign ahead. Will … Continued
People like me and families like mine have experienced anti-Asian racism in the United States for centuries, and especially now with the rise in anti-Asian violence in the last year. … Continued
The tools of government will only take us so far when the government itself has long sanctioned violence against our BIPOC communities. To that end, they have been doing exactly the job they were established to do, protect white interests at all costs.