Releases & Statements

July 23, 2020

The policy document was built in collaboration with 80 Latinx leaders from across California and serves as a national call to action amid the devastating impacts Latinos face amid COVID-19. 

 

July 21, 2020

SACRAMENTO On behalf of the entire California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Caucus Chair, made the following statement today on the Trump administration’s memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce to exclude undocumented immigrants when determining congressional representation following the 2020 Census:

 

June 24, 2020

SACRAMENTO Legislation to give high school students a comprehensive and inclusive curriculum by requiring completion of an Ethnic Studies course is getting a major push by leaders of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus and Legislative Black Caucus.

 

June 18, 2020

SACRAMENTO On behalf of the entire California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles), Chair and Vice Chair of Caucus, made the following statements after today’s decision by the United States Supreme Court to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

 

June 15, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles), Chair and Vice Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, made the following statements today after Legislature’s vote to approve a 2020-21 State Budget:

 

June 09, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles), Chair and Vice Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, today announced the Latino Caucus’ 2020 priority legislation.

 

June 04, 2020

SACRAMENTO – On behalf of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Chair of the Latino Caucus, and Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles), Vice Chair, released the following statements today in response to the agreement reached between the Senate and the Assembly on the proposed 2020-2021 state budget:

June 03, 2020

SACRAMENTO – State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, released the following statement today on behalf of the entire Latino Caucus in response to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police on May 25:
 

May 14, 2020

SACRAMENTO – The leaders of the California Latino Legislative Caucus made the following statements today after Governor Gavin Newsom announced his revised 2020-21 State Budget proposal:

May 07, 2020

SACRAMENTO – The leaders of the California Latino Legislative Caucus made the following statements after the first known coronavirus-related death of a migrant who was in ICE custody at the Otay Mesa Detention Center was reported on Wednesday, May 6: