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Schools and Communities First Initiative Qualifies for November 2020 Ballot

On October 15, Schools and Communities First, a powerful statewide coalition of nearly 300 endorsing community organizations, labor unions, business leaders, philanthropic foundations and elected officials, announced the official qualification of the California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act for the November 2020 ballot. This will be the first commercial property tax reform initiative to… read more

LAUSD Votes Unanimously To Endorse Schools and Communities First

By a vote of 6-0, the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education unanimously voted to endorse the California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act, also referred to as “Schools and Communities First”, which will appear on the November 2020 Ballot. The initiative would reclaim over $11 billion annually for schools and communities statewide… read more

Schools and Communities First Submits Nearly 900K Signatures for Historic Prop 13 Reform

On August 14, Schools and Communities First, a powerful statewide coalition of nearly 300 endorsing community organizations, labor unions, business leaders, philanthropic foundations and elected officials, announced the submission of over 860,000 signatures to the 58 County Registrars to qualify the California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act for the November 2020 ballot. The coalition’s… read more