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The Courage We Need for 2021, and Beyond

New Year, New Look, Same Courageous Fight for a More Equitable California Courage California is proud to unveil its new website and domain: couragecalifornia.org. The new website comes a year after Courage California changed its name from Courage Campaign to better reflect the work the group does up and down the state of California. Couragecalifornia.org … Continued

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Thousands of Californians Organize to #BlackOutBezos on Black Friday

Over 10,000 people have already pledged to boycott Amazon on Black Friday and Cyber Monday to amplify Courage California’s call to CEO Jeff Bezos: Stop Exploiting for Profit! Amazon has officially launched its Black Friday week marketing campaign. In response, Courage California and progressive partners are urging consumers to #BlackOutBezos on Black Friday and Cyber … Continued

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Courage California Responds to Assemblymember Marc Levine’s Accusation of Anti-Semitism

On November 17, Assemblymember Marc Levine issued a statement condemning Courage California for language included in an October 2020 Voter Guide, which recommended the Assemblymember.  Courage California has long been committed to fighting for LGBTQIA+ rights, gender equity, environmental justice, economic equity, and other issues championing the rights of all Californians. As part of that … Continued

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Courage California Announces 2020 General Election Endorsements

Statewide accountability and fair representation organization endorses six down-ballot candidates, champions for Californians CALIFORNIA — Today, Courage California announced its 2020 General Election slate of endorsed candidates who champion our shared values and will fight for the critical reforms and policies we are demanding for our communities.  Courage California Endorses:   George Gascón for Los Angeles … Continued

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2020 Multi-Issue, Down-Ballot Voter Guide Released In California

Courage California’s Multi-Issue Voter Guide Informs Californians How To Vote Their Values In The 2020 General Election  SEE THE COURAGE CALIFORNIA VOTER GUIDE HERE: COURAGEVOTERGUIDE.ORG  CALIFORNIA — Today, Courage California launched its 2020 General Election Courage California Voter Guide, a first-of-its-kind down-ballot, multi-issue guide detailing recommendations on how to VOTE for a California, and nation, … Continued

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California’s Accountability and Fair Representation Organization Applauds Gov. Newsom’s Signing of Equity Legislation

  Courage California acknowledges the efforts of state leadership, but urges Californians to demand true reform and hold electeds accountable.  Los Angeles — In response to the bills signed by Governor Gavin Newsom at the end of the 2019-20 legislative session on Wednesday, Courage California calls on California leadership to do more for our communities … 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