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December 07, 2017

Social justice advocate Susan Burton, through her A New Way of Life organization, recently honored both California Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump among others, during the organization’s 19th annual Gala Awards in Los Angeles.

The two were honored for their work in restoring civil rights for formerly incarcerated people. That work, ANWOL officials said, is in line with their mission.

December 05, 2017

The office of Sen. Holly Mitchell reports Mitchell received the Community Champion Award at a New Way of Life's 19th annual gala on Sunday in Los Angeles for 'helping the formerly incarcerated - especially women - transition back to the community." Contact: Ray Sotero 916 651-4030.

Photo caption: Sen. Holly J. Mitchell is joined by two supporters.

November 30, 2017

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has conferred Sen. Holly J. Mitchell with its 2017 Distinguished Legislator Award for her ‘exemplary service’ to the residents of Los Angeles county and residents statewide. 

November 27, 2017

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After the news broke that a wealthy white teen from Palos Verdes had been released on $5 million bail in connection with the Oct. 1 gang-related killing of 21-year-old African American Justin Alongino Holmes who was shot in the back in South Los Angeles, there was an immediate local and national backlash.

November 27, 2017

The office of Sen. Holly Mitchell reports Mitchell received the 2017 Distinguished Legislator Award last week from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for her "exemplary service' to the residents of Los Angeles County and residents statewide.

November 21, 2017

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The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, November 21, starting at 9:30 a.m.

November 15, 2017

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SACRAMENTO -- As allegations of sexual harassment and abuse toward women at the state Capitol continue to come to light, a State Senate Select Committee dedicated to women's equality held a hearing Tuesday morning about biases that women face in the workplace.

The themes in the hearing Tuesday were amplified by the national discussion on sexual harassment.

November 14, 2017

The Select Committee on Women and Inequality is holding its third and final hearing today on gender inequality, looking specifically at “occupational segregation by gender and its relation to implicit bias.” Chaired by Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, the hearing convenes at 10 a.m. in Room 4203 at the Capitol. It will be webcast here.

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