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Courage California Announces Endorsement of Sydney Kamlager for Senate District 30

LOS ANGELES — Today, Courage California announced its endorsement of Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager for the California Senate District 30 Special Election primary, set for March 2. Kamlager is running to fill Holly Mitchell’s now-vacant seat following Mitchell’s election to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.  “The news of Holly Mitchell leaving the senate was … Continued

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Change is Not Only Possible, It’s Inevitable

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebratory yet somber time of year. During the first two days of November, families and communities come together to remember, honor, and celebrate those lives who are no longer with us, in their physical form, on earth. You’ll often find oferendas with pictures of … Continued

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Your Power is Your Vote Town Hall Event Highlights California’s Voting Challenges and Changes in a Pandemic

Last week, Courage California Institute  launched Your Power is Your Vote initiative to support young people, people of color, and all high potential voters to register and vote, with confidence, this year — and for years to come.  Along with the launch of an educational and informational online voting tool, Courage California Institute also hosted … Continued

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“Courage for the People” Event Inspires Intergenerational Voters to Organize with the Ballot

Fundraiser, featuring Dr. Angela Davis, raises over $80,000 to help move California, and the nation, towards an equitable and representative democracy LOS ANGELES — On Thursday, August 13, 2020, Courage California hosted its first virtual fundraiser event, “Courage For the People”, which featured an intergenerational conversation between Dr. Angela Davis and Black Women for Wellness … Continued

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Grassroots and Advocacy Organizations Celebrate Signing of SB 423

Advocates Call on County and Statewide Officials to Prioritize Voter Access and Voter Safety Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic SACRAMENTO – Today, a coalition of advocacy, labor, immigration, women’s health, youth, democracy rights, science and environmental organizations celebrate the leadership of Senator Umberg, Assemblymember Berman, Governor Newsom and Secretary of State Padilla to secure voting access for historically … Continued

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Statewide Nonprofit Hosts Powerful Virtual Town Hall, Featuring California’s Leading Women of Color

Courage California Institute’s “Courage in the Moment, Courage for the Movement” panelist answered questions submitted on systemic racism, COVID recovery, and safe voting access. “Courage in the Moment, Courage for the Movement” Town Hall Recording Los Angeles — Today, Courage California Institute hosted its first virtual town hall, featuring some of California’s most courageous women … Continued

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Courage California Applauds AB 860 Passing the State Legislature, the Role Membership Played in the Legislative Process, and Calls for the Swift Passage of SB 423

Los Angeles — In response to the threat Covid-19 presents to the 2020 General Election, the state legislature passed AB 860, introduced by Assemblymember Marc Berman, to counter some of the unique challenges Californians will face while voting during the pandemic.  AB 860 includes:  A mandate that every county official mails vote-by-mail ballots to all … Continued