Caucus News

California Legislative Black Caucus Announces June 9th Deadline for Scholarship Application

March 15, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – Sacramento - The California Legislative Black Caucus announced June 9th as the deadline to receive applications for their annual CLBC scholarship.  
 
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholarship Program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses. Scholarship Candidates must be full-time students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university. 
 

California Legislative Black Caucus Applauds Selection of Dr. Gary May as next UC Davis Chancellor

February 23, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – The University Of California Board Of Regents announced Georgia Tech Engineering Dean, Dr. Gary S. May, as the next University of California, Davis Chancellor. Dr. May will be UC Davis’ first African-American Chancellor.

“The California Legislative Black Caucus applauds President Napolitano’s decision to select Dr. Gary May as the next Chancellor for UC Davis,” said California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Chair, Assemblymember Chris Holden. “Dr. May is a proven leader who has fought tirelessly for equal access to education and opportunity.”

THE CLBC INVITES YOU TO THE LEGACY CONTINUES: COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE MLK, JR. LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST

January 12, 2017

What: The CLBC’s annual Martin Luther King Breakfast to honor the legacy of Dr. King and our relentless commitment to community service in the black community.

Who: Members of the Legislature, Lobbyists, Staff and members of the public are all welcome. To ensure your spot at this complimentary breakfast you must RSVP @ http://blackcaucus.legislature.ca.gov/ 

The honorees are as follows:

Successful Turnout for California Legislative Black Caucus Annual MLK, Jr. Leadership Breakfast

January 12, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – Over 250 people attended the annual California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast The Legacy Continues: Committed to Excellence in Community Service, to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King, and recognize individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to work for the betterment of African Americans and others throughout California.

Successful Turnout for California Legislative Black Caucus Annual MLK, Jr. Leadership Breakfast

January 12, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – Over 250 people attended the annual California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast The Legacy Continues: Committed to Excellence in Community Service, to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King, and recognize individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to work for the betterment of African Americans and others throughout California.

Successful Turnout for California Legislative Black Caucus Annual MLK, Jr. Leadership Breakfast

January 12, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – Over 250 people attended the annual California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast The Legacy Continues: Committed to Excellence in Community Service, to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King, and recognize individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to work for the betterment of African Americans and others throughout California.

California Legislative Black Caucus Releases Statement Following Shooting Deaths Across Nation

July 8, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today released the following statement following the recent officer involved shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota and the five Dallas law enforcement officers who were killed and seven officers injured in the line of duty.

California Legislative Black Caucus Releases 2016-17 State Budget Priorities

May 10, 2016

The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today announced their 2016-17 budget priorities with a clear emphasis on issues that will provide the most direct positive impact on the lives of African Americans throughout California. The CLBC’s budget priorities range from new investments in education and infrastructure to workforce development and environmental justice.

CLBC supports minimum wage increase

March 31, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today announced its support for SB 3 (Leno), landmark legislation that would increase California’s minimum wage to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour by 2022.  In announcing the CLBC’s support, Caucus Chairman, Senator Isadore Hall, III released the following statement:

CLBC CALLS FOR GREATER DIVERSITY WITHIN THE FILM INDUSTRY AND NOT JUST THE OSCARS

January 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) in a statement today called for greater diversity within the entire film industry, which will help to eliminate the disparity in the Oscars:

“Last year the Legislature gave the film industry millions of dollars in tax credits to ensure that they stay in California. Therefore, it should be expected that this industry reflects the diversity of our State at all levels,” stated Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr., Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus.