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. Graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning are also eligible. The amount of each award is $1,000.00.
Los Angeles, CA- Hundreds packed a Town Hall Meeting on the California High Speed Rail Project at the California Science Center on Friday March, 28, 2011, to hear about contracting disparities and opportunities for California businesses.
On the First Anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, Senator Price goes on the radio to discuss its impact on millions of uninsured Americans and its provisions for improved Health Care for all.
Town Hall Meeting Convenes after Press Conference
What: Press Conference and Town Hall Meeting on California High Speed Rail Project
When: Friday, March 18, 2011, 12:30 p.m.
Where: California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Drive, LA 90037
Hundreds Turn Out For Opening Reception of “Get On Board” Exhibit Sponsored by the Legislative Black Caucus and the California Museum
Sacramento, CA – Hundreds turned out to kick off Black History Month with the California Legislative Black Caucus at the opening reception of “Get On Board: Stories of the Los Angeles to Houston Freedom Ride,” at the California Museum at 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA.
The historical exhibit, which highlights the seldom heard story of CORE’s (Congress of Racial Equality) freedom ride from Los Angeles, California to Houston, Texas in August of 1961, will be on display through May 29th at the California Museum.
Black Caucus Hosts "Get On Board" A Historical Exhibit of California Freedom Riders at the California Museum
Opening Reception on February 2, 2011. Exhibition on Display thru May 29, 2011
Sacramento, CA – In honor of Black History Month, the California Legislative Black Caucus is hosting Get On Board: Stories of the Los Angeles to Houston Freedom Ride, a historical exhibit which highlights the seldom heard story of CORE’s (Congress of Racial Equality) freedom ride from Los Angeles, California to Houston, Texas in August of 1961.
Governor Jerry Brown Tells Gathering at Black Caucus MLK, Jr Celebration That Education Is a Civil Rights Issue
Sacramento, CA – Governor Jerry Brown declared education a Civil Rights issue before 600 people attending the annual MLK, Jr. Civil Rights Legacy and Leadership Awards Breakfast hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus on Thursday, Jan. 20th at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento.
State Senator Curren D. Price (D-Los Angeles), Chairman of the California Legislative Black Caucus, issued the following statement today on Governor’s Brown proposed Budget for the 2011-12 fiscal year.
“Yesterday, Governor Brown released his proposed state budget for 2011-12 that cuts state spending by $12.5 billion, relies on new revenue that must be approved by voters, and transfers responsibility for certain programs and authority to local governments.
Senator Price’s Statement on Speaker Perez’ Appointment Of Assemblymember Amina Carter to Leadership Team
Sacramento, CA – After meeting with Assembly Speaker John A. Perez on Monday, Senator Curren D. Price, Jr., Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus, issued this statement:
“The California Legislative Black Caucus remains vigilant and committed to advocating for the interests of African Americans throughout California and increasing their participation and representation in all levels of governments, particularly the California Legislature.
Gov. Jerry Brown To Speak At Legislative Black Caucus’ Annual Martin Luther King, Jr Breakfast Celebration
Sacramento, CA – Newly elected Governor Jerry Brown will deliver the keynote address at the annual MLK, Jr. Civil Rights Leadership Awards Breakfast hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus on Thursday, January 20th at 7:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, 1230 J Street, Sacramento.
The Caucus will honor Governor Brown by awarding him their Leadership and Courage Award.