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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

San Diego Town hall brings together community, students and educators to Make it Fair

Last week 125 community members and students came together at San Diego City College. They joined community leaders and educators to talk about how we can use the power the community has built to close the commercial property tax loophole in Prop 13. Speaking at last night’s event were Andrea Guerrero, Executive Director of Alliance San… read more

Los Angeles is ready to close the loophole and “Make It Fair”

Last weekend 350 community members from across LA came together at Los Angeles Trade Tech College. They joined community leaders and local elected officials to talk about how we can use the power the community has built to close the commercial property tax loophole in Prop 13. Speaking at last weekend’s event were State Sen…. read more