Take Action Today: Call Senator Nancy Skinner, Chair of the Public Safety Committee at (916) 651-4009 and ask her to vote YES on SB 54 (de León). The bill will be heard in both the judiciary and public safety committees on Tuesday.
Also known as the California Values Act, SB 54 (de León) prohibits using state and local public resources to aid Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in deportation actions. Click the link to read Senator de León’s press release about the bill. http://sd24.senate.ca.gov/news/2016-12-07-senate-leader-de-león-introduces-bill-“freeze-out-ice”
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, and serving as an integral member of the management team, the Communications Director will be responsible for the development of WCC’s communication strategy and will contribute to our strategic planning process. This role will directly manage communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization’s brand reputation. The Communications Director will possess an awareness of socioeconomic realities and their impact on issues of race, power and privilege affecting our communities and the work of WCC. The goal is to advance the organization’s position with relevant constituents, as well as to drive broader awareness and donor support for the organization. Continue reading
WestCoast Children’s Clinic is a seeking a skilled STAT Relief Support Counselor who is committed to helping children and youth in the foster care system reach their full potential. STAT Relief Support Counselors provide community-based, intensive strategies to address current needs for stabilization, crisis intervention and trauma-focused treatment.
Politifact investigates misleading op-ed by Republican state Assemblyman Travis in the Washington Examiner, uncover the truth by reading the article here.