Category: Action Alerts

ACTION ALERT: October 20th Senate VAWA day of action! 

More than six months ago, the House passed H.R.1620, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021, with strong bipartisan support. The Senate is currently negotiating their own bipartisan reauthorization bill.  We appreciate Senators Feinstein’s, Ernst’s, and Durbin’s leadership in developing a strong bipartisan bill that meets the needs of survivors and that does not… Read more »

Action Alert: Tell Your Representative to Vote No on AB 411 and AB 414!

September 27, 2021 — Tomorrow, the Assembly will take up AB 411 and AB 414 on the floor. These harmful bills will prohibit race or sex stereotyping in any anti-racism and anti-sexism instruction/training in K-12 schools and for state/local government employees. However, the language in this legislation is so broad that it will inherently create… Read more »

Action Alert: Tell Your Representative to Oppose AB 411!

September 21, 2021 — Tomorrow, the Assembly Education Committee will take a vote on AB 411.  This harmful legislation would prohibit race or sex stereotyping in any anti-racism and anti-sexism instruction in K-12 schools. However, the language in this bill is so broad that it will inherently create a chilling effect on schools offering anti-racism… Read more »

Action Alert: Tell Your Representative to Oppose AB 562!

September 17, 2021 — With only 24 hours’ notice, the Assembly Education Committee held a public hearing on AB 562 earlier yesterday. This harmful legislation would require school districts to provide notice to parents regarding any programming discussing sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression. Parent/guardians could then opt their children out of such… Read more »

Contact Senator Johnson Today!!

With action on VOCA anticipated this week on the Senate floor, please contact Senator Johnson with the following message: Support Floor Action on the VOCA Fix this week! Vote yes on final passage of the House-passed VOCA Fix bill, H.R. 1652, and vote no on Senator Toomey’s amendment which would kill the bill. Don’t leave… Read more »

Tell Your Assembly Representative to Vote No on AB 844

February 11, 2020 — Last week, the Assembly Health Committee passed AB 844, despite vigorous opposition by subject matter experts. Today, the Assembly is voting on whether or not to pass AB 844. AB 844 combines language from bills related to Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) processing (AB 214) and the creation of a kit tracking… Read more »