• Posted on October 13th, 2011

    Written by Angela



    Resolution Honors California NHPI Population

    Assembly member Warren T. Furutani (D – South Los Angeles County), announced that Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 67 was chaptered by the Secretary of State. Sponsored by the community based organization Empowering Pacific Islander Communities, ACR 67 recognizes the contributions of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) communities to California, and also recognizes the importance of preserving NHPI communities and their traditions.

  • Posted on July 27th, 2009

    Written by Angela


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    Unhealthy Budget Cuts for California

    News from our friends at the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network California’s legislature passed a budget today, June 24 to close a $23.1 billion deficit. The final budget includes $15.5 billion in program reductions. Many of the cuts come from reductions in health and human services, including a huge hit to Healthy Families. There are no [...]

  • Posted on May 17th, 2009

    Written by Angela


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    California: Update on Prop 1A, 1D, and 1E

    Yesterday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released two budget proposals of cuts to fill a $15 to $21 billion deficit. These are the same cuts he’s proposed before, including cuts to services for immigrants, cuts to hospitals, and cuts to IHSS, SSI/SSP, and CALWORKS. He also announced that he is requesting a federal waiver to make huge reductions to Medi-Cal that are currently not allowed by federal law. You can find a summary of the cuts at the California Budget Project.

    The Governor is threatening even more cuts if Proposition 1A doesn’t pass but this is misleading!

  • California: Vote no on Props 1A, 1D, and 1E

    On May 19th Californians will vote on a series of ballot propositions resulting from a budget deal negotiated between legislators and the Governor. Please vote no on Props 1A, 1D, and 1E!