Monthly Archives: August 2017

Growing Momentum and Urgency to Make It Fair: Close the Loophole and Invest in Local Communities

The Trump Administration’s plan to cut $2 trillion in taxes for the wealthy and multi-national corporations, vastly increase the military budget, and slash safety net, housing assistance and even Meals on Wheels is frightening and unconscionable. These “Robin-Hood-in-Reverse” policies—along with the ongoing efforts to dismantle the ACA—will present California with a massive deficit challenge. The “Make…

Towards a National Strategy: Building Independent State Based Power

While the spirit of resistance is strong, inspiring, and seemingly more widespread than any we have seen in recent decades, we know that resistance alone is insufficient to reverse the grave threats we face as a nation. Our movement’s responses have largely been about registering opposition to Trump, and slowing down or mitigating his agenda….

Building Healthy Communities by Changing the Electorate

A key part of California Calls’ strategy is to expand, strengthen and collaborate with a broader ecosystem of local and state organizations working to change the face of the electorate and build the power needed to advance social and economic justice. California Calls, PICO California and USC PERE have joined forces to expand integrated voter…