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. The pandemic has become an excuse for people to outwardly direct their racism and hate towards AAPI communities, and it is a painful reminder that there is … Continued
The California Democratic Party is about to elect its chair for a four-year term, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. The Party Chair is responsible for leading the direction of the Democrats in California. The Chair implements election strategy for nearly 60,000 volunteers, engages California voters, and draws in donors. There are currently two California … Continued
As voters, we have the power–right now–to influence the Party’s direction by electing folks who reflect our values of equity and justice to represent us.
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.
It’s important that we commit to shopping local and stop Amazon from claiming all of the profits during the holiday season. With Courage, We Can #BlackOutBezos and support #SpotLightLocal!
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
Fight back against election misinformation
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
The Community’s Guide to the 2020 Election
“Your Power is Your Vote” is Courage California Institute’s new initiative to support young people, people of color, and other high potential voters to register and vote, with confidence, in the general election.