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Rise in AAPI Racism: Movements are born of critical connections

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

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Stakes are high for California Democratic Party Chair

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

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This IS America

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.

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Shopping Safely and Locally in 2020

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!

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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