Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Ethnic Studies Bill in Senate Education Committee

AB 2016 (Ethnic Studies Bill) goes before the CA Senate Education Committee tomorrow:

  • Please call Senator Carol Liu (Chair of Senate Ed Committee) and ask for her to vote in support of AB 2016. Her telephone number in Sacramento is (916) 651-4025. AB 2016 successfully made its way through the California Assembly, and now needs to continue its path through the Senate.

Letter of Support from Tom Torlakson

  • California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has expressed his support for AB 2016 in a letter last week which he sent to Senator Carol Liu. This is an important step, as this is the first year that he has shown this level of support for Ethnic Studies. You can read the letter here: http://www.ethnicstudiesnow.com/tom_torlakson_letter_of_support_of_ab_2016You can call to express your thanks to him here: (916) 319-0800.

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