Advancement Project Closing the Opportunity Gap

New Report Points to Racial Disparities in Nearly All Forms of Political Participation in California: Latinos and Asian Americans most adversely affected

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For Immediate Release June 30, 2016 Media contact: Bilen Mesfin, Change Consulting, 510-681-5978, bilen@change-llc.com New Report Points to Racial Disparities in Nearly All Forms of Political Participation in California Latinos and Asian Americans most adversely affected SACRAMENTO, CA – Latinos and Asian Americans are the least likely to have a say in California’s politics, during

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Advancement Project Commends Legislative Leaders and Women’s Caucus on Groundbreaking Budget Deal to Support Children and Families in Early Learning, K-12 and Family Strengthening

For Immediate Release June 16, 2016 Contact: Karla Pleitéz Howell (213)406-9149 KHowell@advanceproj.org   Advancement Project Commends Legislative Leaders and Women’s Caucus on Groundbreaking Budget Deal to Support Children and Families in Early Learning, K-12 and Family Strengthening On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the Assembly and Senate approved an important budget deal to support significant multi-year

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Governor’s Budget Provides $67 Million for Prop 47 Prevention Efforts

For Immediate Release June 16, 2016 Contact: Michael Russo (213) 406-9146 MRusso@advanceproj.org Governor’s Budget Provides $67 Million for Prop 47 Prevention Efforts 2014’s Prop 47 reformed six low-level drug and property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors, and required the state to spend the resulting justice-system savings on local prevention efforts, including mental health services, substance abuse treatment,

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