EJS has been fighting for what would become Proposition 16 for almost two decades. In 2005, we helped lead one of the first efforts to consider repealing Proposition 209 through a statewide coalition of civil rights advocates, community organizations, research centers, academics, scholars and students assessing the impact of Proposition 209 on individuals, society, and … Continue reading EJS and Proposition 16—The Repeal of Prop. 209
With Successful Senate Vote, ACA 5 Clears California Legislature and Goes to November Ballot The Opportunity For All Coalition today celebrated the full, historic passage of ACA 5 -- allowing California voters to reinstate affirmative action -- through the State Legislature. For the first time in a generation, Californians will have the opportunity to vote … Continue reading Senate Approves ACA 5 – Repeal of Prop. 209 is on the Ballot!
The Opportunity For All Coalition today celebrated the bipartisan passage of ACA 5 off the State Assembly Floor. The bill, introduced by Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber (D – San Diego), would allow California voters to have their say on equal opportunity programs like affirmative action, for the first time in a generation — as they were banned … Continue reading ACA 5 Passes Assembly Floor Vote; Bill Moves to State Senate
The Assembly Appropriations Committee passed ACA 5, historic legislation that would allow California voters their first opportunity in a generation to voice their opinion on equal opportunity programs like affirmative action.
Strong momentum is growing for ACA 5, legislation asking voters to decide whether the state government can again address discrimination against women and people of color in contracting, public employment, and education.