Press Releases

May 04, 2017

Progressive ‘People’s report card’ released

SACRAMENTO - The California-based Courage Campaign, in partnership with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment Action, today announced giving Los Angeles Democrat Sen. Holly J. Mitchell a 100-percent, A-plus rating in its second annual People’s Report Card of California.

May 03, 2017

SACRAMENTO -  A statewide health-advocacy group today presented Sen. Holly J. Mitchell with its annual leadership award during a ceremony on the Capitol's West steps.

May 01, 2017

UC Berkeley School of Law, 590 Simon Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720
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May 1, 2017
CONTACT: Stephanie Campos-Bui, Clinical Supervising Attorney, Policy Advocacy Clinic, UC Berkeley School of Law
Office: (510) 643-4624, Email:

UC Berkeley Policy Advocacy Clinic’s “Making Families Pay” Report Finds
California’s Juvenile System Fees Are Harmful, Unlawful, and Costly

May 01, 2017

Lack of basic necessities drove rebellion

By Sen. Holly J. Mitchell/Guest Columnist

In the language of my community, riots mean one thing, rebellion something else.

April 27, 2017

LOS ANGELES (March 30, 2017) -- Watch and listen to a recap of a recent health forum hosted by Sens. Holly J. Mitchell and Ed Hernandez.


April 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO (April 26, 2017) -- Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Committee, talk about Senate Bill 562 before it was approved by the Senate Health Committee on a 5-2 vote.

April 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO -- Sens. Ricardo Lara and Holly J. Mitchell, joint authors of a package of criminal justice-reform bills, answer asked tough questions while explaining the need for more rational thinking to save at-risk youths from the cradle-to-prison pipeline. Lara, D-Bell Gardens, chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee; Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, chairs the Senate Budget Committee.

April 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO -- Listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell talk about the importance of Sexual Violence Awareness Month and Denim Day by clicking on the link below. Watch Mitchell make a similar floor statement here:


April 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO (April 24, 2017) -- Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, took to the Senate Floor today to talk about the need to support Senate Resolution 31, a measure that declares April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Wednesday, April 26, as Denim Day California.

April 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2017) -- Watch, listen to the hearing called by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Select Committee on Women and Inequality, by clicking on the link above.