Policies We Support

As our young people identify community issues and push forward policies at the local level, their efforts are shaped by and help to shape advocacy at the state level and beyond. It is critical that yli have a voice in and show our support for policies that impact our youth, and stand in solidarity with partners whose work aligns with our values. Below are the policies we are actively supporting – and we invite you to stand with us in supporting them, too.

2020

Calling on California policymakers to enact emergency measures to protect nonprofits, so we can continue to serve our communities, protect public health, and support our employees.

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Community-based organizations across California’s Central Valley, are calling for bold, decisive and swift action on the part of our public officials to ensure that residents are able to remain in their homes.

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As the Coronavirus spreads, many working people are at risk of losing wages and even their jobs. Call on business leaders and public officials to protect workers!

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It is critical that we all make our voices heard. Here are some resources to empower you to exercise your right to vote.

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2019

Ensuring that all CA students have access to a high-quality education.

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SB 130 would create a Higher Education Performance, Accountability, and Coordination Commission – a statewide higher education coordinating body to provide oversight, accountability, and resources to support students across California.

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In response to a sham community process for hiring the new Fresno Police Chief, we are calling for a commitment to implement a community policing philosophy with authentic community engagement.

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Young people are taking action and advocating for solutions to the urgent issues of our time. It’s time they have a voice – and a vote. ACA 8 will lower the voting age in California to 17 years old.

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Improves student outcomes and encourages schools to adopt alternatives to suspensions

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