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California’s New Budget Falls Short

Last month, Gov. Brown signed the $156.4 billion 2014-15 state budget. Instead of reinvesting billions of dollars in new revenue from Prop 30 into communities that are still hurting from a decade of cuts, the California legislature took only small steps to address poverty and high unemployment, and accepted low levels of funding as the… read more

80,000 California Voters Call for Reinvestment

Leading up to the final budget decision, California Calls conducted its 12th civic engagement campaign, contacting 98,833 voters statewide at their doors and on the phone between May 15th and June 3rd. During the three-week campaign, 700 grassroots leaders and volunteers spread out across the state in 12 counties asking voters to add their voice… read more

Volunteers Needed to Help Get Out the Vote

Election Day is less than one week away and our grassroots leaders need your help to make sure our families, friends and neighbors turn out to vote. This Saturday (May 31), there are volunteer opportunities in neighborhoods across the state. When our community votes together, we send a powerful message to decision makers.  We need… read more