ACA 5 to reinstate affirmative action moves to Appropriations Committee
Source: San Francisco Bay View
The Opportunity for All Coalition supporting ACA 5, Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber’s bill to allow voters an opportunity to restore affirmative action and equal opportunity in California, applauds the bipartisan approval of the bill by the Assembly’s Public Employment and Retirement Committee. ACA 5 will now be referred to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.
ACA 5 has been endorsed by over 250 organizations and leaders from across California, including ACLU of California, AFSCME Local 3299, Equal Justice Society, California Black Chamber of Commerce, California Federation of Teachers, California National Organization for Women, California-Hawaii State Conference NAACP, Chinese for Affirmative Action, Equal Justice Society, The Education Trust – West and the University of California Student Association.