SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Campus Climate, announced today that the committee will receive progress updates from state universities on efforts to improve the climate for students on their campuses. The hearing will held in Sacramento on Wednesday, August 3rd, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, in Capitol Room 127. The public is encouraged to attend.
A representative from San Jose State University will provide an update on its efforts to promote a safer and more welcoming campus nearly three years after an African American student was the subject of racially motivated harassment and assault by classmates. Representatives from Humboldt State University and the University of California, San Diego will brief the committee on their efforts to alleviate the problem of food insecurity and homelessness among the student populations on their campuses.