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Election Inflections: Expanding the Electorate
November 3, 2016

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How Social Justice Movements Begin
May 14, 2016

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Why Latinos aren’t winning more elections
September 10, 2015

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Join the California resistance. The 5 fights that will shape the future of our state and how you can join from day one.

Today a new administration enters the White House, formally ushering in a new moment in our fight and struggle for justice. As the architecture of this new government begins to take shape so does our battle against a dangerously divisive right wing and a staunchly pro-corporate agenda. For the past several months our collective movement… read more

The Arc of History is On Our Side: Reflections on the 2016 Election.

Tuesday’s National Election Results represent a major set-back in the epic battle for the soul and direction of our country. On the federal level, we will likely see major attacks on immigrants, health care, tax equity, environmental justice, social service spending, and public education. The harm, pain and anxiety among our communities will be heartbreaking…. read more

The Million Voters Project Launches largest grassroots civic engagement program in the state

On October 3rd California Calls announced the official launch of the Million Voters Project (MVP) – a collaboration of California’s strongest community-based networks working across the state to mobilize Black, Latino, and Asian Pacific Islander families, immigrants, refugees, faith-based constituencies, formerly incarcerated people, and young voters. The six organizations that make up the Million Voters Project – Alliance of Californians… read more

The Million Voters Project: The Next Frontier for Shifting the California Electorate

Demographics are not destiny.  While California leads the nation in demographic change, progressive policy reforms, and powerful organizing, demographic shifts can be interrupted, reversed, or move to the right without sustained outreach, education and mobilization. The Million Voters Project, an alliance of 6 powerful state-based networks, is gearing up for their first step in strategically… read more

African-American Civic Engagement Project: Building Power in California’s Black Communities

Thank you to the generous support of the African American Civic Engagement Project Funders: Akonadi Foundation Black Civic Engagement Fund California Community Foundation The California Endowment The California Wellness Foundation The Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Foundation The James Irvine Foundation The San Francisco Foundation The Rosenberg Foundation The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation A new… read more