Caucus News

PG&E, AT&T, and Southern California Edison Donate Money to Cover Black Caucus Scholarships Awarded From Account Controlled by Durkee

September 15, 2011

Sacramento – Senator Curren D. Price, Jr., Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus,  announced Wednesday that PG&E, AT&T and Southern California Edison have offered to donate an undisclosed amount of money to help cover $51,000 in scholarship checks that the Caucus awarded to students from a frozen bank account that was maintained by accountant Kinde Durkee.

The California Legislative Black Caucus Congratulates the 2011 Scholarship Recipients

June 24, 2011

The California Legislative Black Caucus awarded 51 scholarships to young high school scholars from throughout the state at its annual scholarship luncheon on August 23, 2011 at the Sheraton Grand.

Our Weekly: Showing the community’s character when ambassadors come calling

May 12, 2011

David L. Horne, Ph.D.  |   OW Contributing Columnist

Practical Politics

The Honorable African Union (AU) Ambassador to the United States, Amina Salum Ali, came to the Southland last week, to do her scholarly thing with the Milken Institute, and to see what the Los Angeles area Black community—the African descendants—were up to.

This was her second trip to the Southland, and her first with African American co-hosts, since being appointed in 2007.

Our Weekly: Healthy lifestyles conference alarming, informative

May 12, 2011

Alex Schildkret

African American health disparities

“We must find ways for African Americans and other minorities to access quality healthcare and improve their health outcomes in a medical system that continues to neglect minorities in every aspect of healthcare, from research through end-of-life care,” state Sen. Curren Price told a recent all-day Healthy Lifestyles Initiative Conference at the California Science Center in Exposition Park.

Youth Leadership Scholarship Application Available

April 5, 2011

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.

Hundreds Turn Out For Opening Reception of “Get On Board” Exhibit Sponsored by the Legislative Black Caucus and the California Museum

February 7, 2011


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

January 28, 2011

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.