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When DA’s won’t hold the Police Accountable, We Must

Content warning: police violence Recently, we received an email from a Courage member about an encounter they once had with the police: “3 years ago I opened my front door to 5 LAPD with their guns pointed at me, the closest to me a very scared looking young officer, probably a rookie. It scared the … Continued

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None of us can be free until everybody is free

Centuries of state-sanctioned racial violence against Black people — slavery, segregation, lynchings, Jim Crow, police brutality — are encoded in our culture and the trauma in the genes of generations of Black families and communities.

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Some ways to show up for Black communities

In response to the grief and outcries we’ve seen nationwide over the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and countless others, we’ve compiled a list of actions and resources. Below you’ll find some actions you can take to get involved in demanding justice for Black lives taken too early at the hands of … Continued

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Progressive Organizations Urge Federal Government to Help Prevent Massive Cuts to Vital Services

PROGRESSIVE ORGANIZATIONS URGE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO HELP PREVENT MASSIVE CUTS TO VITAL SERVICES (SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the California Department of Finance released new data projecting a $54 billion state budget deficit through June 2021. In response, several organizations that make up the Building the California Dream Alliance issued the following statements: “Without major federal financial aid, this … Continued

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Progressive Organizations Urge Federal Government to Help Prevent Massive Cuts to Vital ServicesE CUTS TO VITAL SERVICES

PROGRESSIVE ORGANIZATIONS URGE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO HELP PREVENT MASSIVE CUTS TO VITAL SERVICES (SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the California Department of Finance released new data projecting a $54 billion state budget deficit through June 2021. In response, several organizations that make up the Building the California Dream Alliance issued the following statements: “Without major federal financial aid, this … Continued

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Progressive Organizations Outline Sweeping Agenda to Achieve a “Recovery for All” in California that is Equitable and Green

Progressive Organizations Outline Sweeping Agenda to Achieve a “Recovery for All” in California that is Equitable and Green Sacramento, CA – The Building the California Dream Alliance, a broad coalition of more than 55 progressive organizations, today unveiled a sweeping set of policy proposals aimed at eliminating injustices in health care, economic opportunity, education and … Continued