Press Releases

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

SACRAMENTO, September 2, 2020 –  Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, PhD. (D-San Diego) applauded the California Legislature for the passage of four critical bills to move California toward greater equity and justice. 


Sunday, August 30, 2020

Bill addresses concerns that money for vulnerable students are not being used for their benefit

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

SACRAMENTO – California Governor Gavin Newsome has signed AB 1460, legislation that would require students at California State University (CSU) campuses to fulfill three units from courses in African American, Asian American, Latino/a or Native American studies.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

After 18 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Jeremy Puckett becomes first exoneree in the country to move into a home with help from the State.  Sacramento Kings and other local businesses welcome Jeremy home.


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Bill giving voters the opportunity to repeal Prop. 209 moves to statewide ballot


Thursday, June 18, 2020

AB 1460: California State University: Graduation Requirement: Ethnic Studies passed in the California State Senate with a vote of 30–5. AB 1460 requires undergraduates to complete a minimum of one three-unit course in Ethnic Studies to graduate, effective beginning with students graduating in the 2024–25 academic year. The three-unit Ethnic Studies requirement would pose few challenges for students who are already charged to complete 120 units to graduate, as many Ethnic Studies courses already fulfill pre-existing GE requirements. 


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

ACA 5 would give voters opportunity to dismantle barriers to opportunity