• Senator Allen, Chair of the Jewish Caucus, speaks about the Poway shooting. Governor Newsom, Lt. Governor Kounalakis, Speaker Rendon, Pro Tem Atkins, and the leaders of other ethnic caucuses join in support
  • Jewish Caucus at the RBG Exhibit at the Skirball in Los Angeles
  • Governor Newsom meets with the Jewish Caucus
  • Levine at the Holocaust Memorial

Caucus News

Monday, August 31, 2020

Legislation Now Includes “Guardrails” Requested by the Jewish Caucus that Address Concerns About Anti-Jewish and Anti-Israel Bias in the Prior Draft of the Model Curriculum

 

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Sacramento, CA — Senator Ben Allen (D - Santa Monica) and Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D - Encino), Chair and Vice Chair of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus, released the following statement regarding the recent release of the new draft of the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum:

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Caucus Has Engaged in Productive Discussions with State Education Leaders in Advance of July 31st Release of New Draft Curriculum; Received Repeated Assurances Curriculum Will Not Include Any Antisemitic or Anti-Israel Content

 

Sacramento, CA — Senator Ben Allen (D - Santa Monica) and Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D - Encino), Chair and Vice Chair of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus, released the following statement regarding the upcoming release of a new draft of the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum:

 

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Sacramento, CA - The California Legislative Jewish Caucus released the following statement amidst the ongoing protests for racial justice:

"The California Legislative Jewish Caucus stands in solidarity with the Black community. 

We are horrified by the brutal murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and so many others, and by the centuries of racism, oppression, and systemic injustice that have brought us to this moment.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Sacramento, CA —Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Jewish Caucus Priority Assembly Bill (AB) 1548 by Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-San Fernando Valley), which establishes the California State Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) to provide security funding to nonprofit organizations at risk of hate-motivated violence. Every member of the Jewish Caucus co-authored on this legislation, which builds upon the caucus securing California’s historic $15 million allocation in security funding in this year’s state budget.