California Calls In the News
Next up, Proposition 13?
Gavin Newsom has big ideas: Will they require big taxes?
Should businesses pay more? In 2020, California voters could raise property tax bills for their business-owning neighbors.
Proposition 13 has strictly limited property tax increases since 1978. Voters could get a chance to change that
Juntan firmas para que las grandes corporaciones paguen más impuestos para las escuelas y barrios de California
San Jose Mercury News
Property tax overhaul? Backers of initiative deliver signatures for California’s 2020 ballot
Big change in California’s Proposition 13 could be headed to ballot
California Dreaming: Lydia Avila, East Los Angeles Organizer
Capital and Main
Election Inflections: Expanding the Electorate
The Mercury News
Californians race to meet voter registration deadline ahead of historic election
REPORT: Vaccine Outreach 2021
A new report, GOTV-Style Organizing to Vaccinate California’s Hardest Hit Communities, shares the impact of the Healthy Future California initiative, a collaboration between labor and community groups led by California Calls and GroundWorks Campaigns. The program utilized “Get Out the Vote” (GOTV)-style outreach to “Get Out the Vaccine.” Conducting outreach in low-income communities of color… read more
Breaking California’s “Third Rail”
A new report “BREAKING CALIFORNIA’S THIRD RAIL: A Reflection on Accomplishments, Lessons Learned, and the Road Ahead” summarizes the incredible range of activities waged by the Schools and Communities First (Prop 15) campaign and shares the key lessons from the 2020 election. The report also contains exciting analysis on voter turnout, as well as insightful polling… read more
Resources for an Anti-Racist Future
This is a growing list of resources, which includes a list of Black-centered organizations where folx may support local organizing efforts, follow on social media, or donate to. The list is organized by location with a majority of organizations based in California. A few educational resources are also shared below, including terms in other languages… read more
The California Black Census & Redistricting Hub
About The California Black Census and Redistricting Hub is a network of over 30 Black-led and Black-serving organizations across the state focused on maximizing participation in the upcoming census and redistricting process among hard to count Black communities. Using a mix of training, strategic communications, data, grassroots organizing and community engagement, the Hub will prepare… read more