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ACTION OF THE WEEK: Write & call your state senator on AB 1041
FCLCA is part of the California Work & Family Coalition which is organizing a grassroots movement to support AB 1041 (Wicks), the Chosen Family bill. AB 1041 would improve access to California's paid sick days and caregiving leave laws for the LGBTQ+ community, immigrants, the elderly and anyone who relies on loved ones outside of their immediate family for care when ill. https://www.workfamilyca.org/chosenfamily
NEW!! FCLCA 2021 Mid-Year Report
IN THE NEWS:
Important new report from our coalition partner, United Ways of California: Struggling to Move Up, the Real Cost Measure in California.
A Big Step Toward Ending Capital Punishment in California - Committee on penal reform created by Legislature approves eliminating the death penalty.
Read this CalMatters article on why wage replacement for paid family leave is so important for low-income families. FCLCA supports AB 123!
Historic $262.6 billion state budget agreement between Legislature and Gov. Newsom:
Want to learn more about the state budget process? See here.
FCLCA Supports: California Racial Justice Act for All, AB 256 Update: AB 256 Racial Justice Act for All passes Assembly - thanks to all who took action!
FCLCA supports felony murder sentencing reform, SB 300. Update: SB 300 passes Senate!
Important environmental bills to reduce waste and plastic pollution:
AB 1201 -Passed AB 1371 - to Inactive file AB 1276 - Passed AB 478 - Passed
FCLCA Supports making California the first state in the nation to provide universal school meals. UPDATE: Universal school meals moves forward in state budget!
From Brady United: Provide public comment to US Dept of Justice asking ATF to regulate "ghost guns"
Ask your legislators to vote YES on SB 237! SB 237 would establish a statewide policy of universal screening of all students in grades K-2 for dyslexia.
Sign a petition to protect garment workers from wage theft - tell your legislators and the governor to enact SB 62!
On December 31, 2021, the wage replacement rate for California's Paid Family Leave and State Disability Insurance Programs is scheduled to go DOWN - unless we act. See what you can do here.
Check out Californians Against Waste's tweets @CAWrecycles on current bills on reducing plastic waste and what you can do