Press Release

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

(Sacramento) – With an eye on a more equitable education funding structure for African-American students in California, the California Legislative Black Caucus is pressing for passage of Assembly Bill 2635, which will secure additional educational funding for African-American students by fixing a fundamental flaw in the state’s educational budget known as the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). "We cannot look the other way anymore. African-American kids in California persistently fall behind academically," Assemblymember Shirley Weber said.

Monday, April 9, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblymembers Shirley Weber (D–San Diego) and Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) announced first-of-its-kind legislation aimed at changing how California law enforcement officers deploy lethal force against civilians. “At times, the use of deadly force is used at a terrible cost to all that’s involved,” Assemblymember Weber said at the press conference to announce The Police Accountability and Community Protection Act (Assembly Bill 931).