Press Release

Thursday, June 21, 2018

A Caged Child Moved Into a Cage with Parents is Still a Caged Child

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus were joined in unity by leaders of the Legislative Women’s, Black, Asian/Pacific Islander, Jewish and LGBT Caucuses in denouncing Trump Administration maneuvers on immigration policies that rip families apart at the border.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

(Sacramento) – Today the California State Legislature approved the 2018-2019 State Budget, which prioritizes the needs of Holocaust Survivors, campus climate, the security of nonprofits, and the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

The California Legislative Jewish Caucus, Simon Wiesenthal Center, Jewish Family Services, JPAC, and Anti-Defamation League issued the following statements:

Thursday, May 31, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus were joined in unity by immigrant rights organizations and leaders of the Legislative Black, Women’s, Asian/Pacific Islander, LGBT and Jewish Caucuses in denouncing Trump Administration policies that rip families apart at the border. The leaders also encouraged participation in tomorrow’s “National Day of Action for Children.”

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Responding to a disturbing spike in hate rhetoric and anti-Semitism, the State Assembly voted overwhelmingly with unanimous bipartisan support to demonstrate its commitment to Holocaust education Tuesday and called on Congress to urge Poland to abandon a gag rule that seems to encourage revisionist history.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Members of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus are concerned by the violence along the Israel/Gaza border. We hope for a peaceful resolution to the conflict so that neighbors can live in harmony. We condemn violence and wish for Israel and Hamas to negotiate a true and lasting peace.

 

Friday, May 11, 2018

(Sacramento) – The California Legislative Jewish Caucus on Monday commended Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. for including in his final budget proposal funds to maintain and restore the landmark Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.   

The Governor released his May Revise in the State Capitol Monday, updating his January proposal with revenue totals from the income tax season.

Monday, April 16, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Today, the California State Assembly honored Holocaust survivors, descendants of survivors, and World War II liberators residing throughout the state during its annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony.

Monday, April 2, 2018

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APRIL 2, 2018 
Contact: Morgan.Culbertson@sen.ca.gov; (805) 822-9694

Senator Stern Asks Polish Government to Reconsider New Holocaust Speech Law

Concerns raised on behalf of California Jewish Caucus at recent 75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising event in Malibu

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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March 14, 2018 

(Sacramento, CA) – Today, the California Legislative Jewish Caucus introduced AJR 35 condemning a new law in Poland subjecting individuals who cite the participation of Poles in Nazi crimes to imprisonment for up to three years, despite the historical record of this collaboration.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Caucuses Join Gov. Jerry Brown, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon in Calling on Congress to Immediately Pass a Permanent Solution for Dreamers