Caucus News

The California Legislative Black Caucus Announces Legislative and Budgetary Priorities for 2017

April 25, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) announced their 2017 legislative and budgetary priorities for the 2017 legislation session to pursue Social, Economic, and Educational Justice.

“The California Legislative Black Caucus looks forward to working with our colleagues in the legislature and Governor Brown to further Californian’s leadership role on a number of issues that affect all Californians but particularly the Black Community,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden.

California State Assembly Passes Resolution Commemorating Legacy of Jackie Robinson

April 6, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – The California Legislative Black Caucus Chair, Chris Holden introduced

ACR 42, a resolution recognizing the 70th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in a major professional sport.  Robinson, a Pasadena native, made baseball history when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in April, 1947.  

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.