After Parkland shooting, California students aren’t just marching, they’re registering to vote
Across the nation, students are more engaged. In response to the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., teens across the country organized the March for Our Lives. They didn’t just march, or call for gun safety reforms. They also preregistered to vote — to sustain their movement and take their message all the way to the ballot box in 2018 and beyond.
Trump administration is trying to change the 2020 census
California’s Secretary of State Alex Padilla comments on the Trump administrations plan to ask whether someone is a citizen on the census, potentially intimidating people who are not citizens and thus changing the census outcome.
Citizenship question on 2020 census may result in undercount
The size of your child’s kindergarten class. Homeland security funds for your community. Natural disaster preparation. Highway and mass transit resources. Health care and emergency room services.
State Using Social Media Site to Boost Voting
Five California counties — Madera, Napa, Nevada, Sacramento, and San Mateo — are adopting the Voter’s Choice Act this year, allowing voters to choose when, where and how to cast their ballot by mailing every voter a ballot, expanding in-person early voting, and allowing voters to cast a ballot at any vote center within their county.
Don’t ask about citizenship on census, California tells Trump
California, home to 1 in 4 of the nation’s foreign-born population, is pushing back against the Trump administration’s efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Survivors of human trafficking in California can now sign up for confidential mailing addresses
Human trafficking survivors can now sign up for a confidential mailing address program that enables some California crime victims to privately receive mail, open bank accounts and register to vote.