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Grassroots and Advocacy Organizations Respond to Executive Order by Governor Newsom Laying Out General Election Protections

Executive Order Follows the introduction of AB 860 and SB 423, Ongoing Efforts by Advocacy Groups to Prioritize Voter Access and the Safety of Voters Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic  SACRAMENTO – Today, a coalition of advocacy, labor, immigration, women’s health, youth, democracy rights and environmental organizations committed to protecting access to vote safely, celebrates Governor … Continued

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Statewide Progressive Organization Welcomes New Executive Director

Courage California Board of Directors recruits Irene Kao to be its next Executive Director    Los Angeles, Calif. – May 29, 2020 – Courage California, California’s largest progressive organization, hired Irene Kao as Executive Director, its Board of Directors announced. Kao joins Courage California — formerly known as Courage Campaign — months after the organization’s … Continued

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Advocacy Groups Support Legislation Introduced by Senator Umberg and Assemblymember Berman to Protect Voter Access and Safety

SACRAMENTO – Today, a coalition of advocacy, labor, immigration, women’s health, youth, and environmental organizations encouraged the swift passage of Assembly Bill 860 and Senate Bill 423, introduced by Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D – Orange County), Chair of the Senate Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments, and Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park), Chair of the … Continued