SACRAMENTO – The members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), in celebration of Women’s History Month, will pay special tribute to outstanding African American women, who have broken the glass ceiling in their respective areas.
SACRAMENTO – The members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) join the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) today at 10 A.M (1P.M. EST) in calling for a National Day of Prayer to End Poverty and Income Inequality in our communities.
Assemblymember Shirley Weber, on behalf of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), addressed the State Board of Education (SBE) on Thursday, January 16, 2014 on the revised regulations for the implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF).
SACRAMENTO – December 5, 2013 – The members of the California Legislative Black Caucus today expressed their deep felt sorrow at the passing of Nelson Mandela. He was not only a great hero to the people of South Africa but to the world. He will remain a symbol of how much can be accomplished by personal sacrifice, perseverance and compassion.
CLBC Calls on Chancellors to Address Issues Raised in the "State of Blacks in Higher Education" Report
SACRAMENTO – December 5, 2013 – The members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) are calling on campus officials at institutions of higher education across the State of California to address the continued low rate of enrollment at both the CSU and UC systems by African American students, as well as their having the lowest completion rates in all three public higher education systems as identified by the report released today by College Campaign.
Senator Holly Mitchell, Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), addressed the California School Board of Education (SBE) on Thursday, November 7, 2013 about their proposed regulations for the implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF).
Her testimony indicated that the CLBC was concerned about the direction the proposal was taking and that so far these draft regulations seemed disingenuous to the spirit of the law and the sentiment of Members when they casted a vote in support of LCFF.
On August 28, 1963, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream Speech” on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Organized by a coalition of civil rights activist, labor, and religious organizations, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was attended by about 250,000 supporters. In addition to a means to demonstrate support for civil rights legislation proposed by then President John F.
CLBC members seek Florida convention boycott, federal civil rights review in response to jury’s verdict in trial on Trayvon Martin shooting death
CLBC’s African American Leaders for Tomorrow program for California high school students to emphasize college readiness and leadership skills
SACRAMENTO – June 28, 2013 – The nine-member California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) is seeking promising California African American high school students for their annual CLBC African American Leaders for Tomorrow (AALT) program on Wednesday, July 24 to Saturday, July 27, 2013 at California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California.
CLBC selects 25 high school, college students statewide for highly competitive ‘CLBC California Scholars’ program
‘Scholars’ receive a $2,500 financial assistance scholarship and a HP laptop computer.
SACRAMENTO – June 27, 2013 – The nine-member California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today named its CLBC California Scholars, Class of 2013, a 25-member group of deserving high school and college students striving to achieve their post-secondary educational goals.