The Cal Grant deadline is March 2. There are FREE Cash for College workshops all across California. Experts will be on-site to answer questions and to assist with completing applications for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, California Dream Act and Chafee Grant for Foster Youth.
As you may have heard, much of my agenda is part of the second year of an #EquityAndJustice package jointly authored with Sen. Ricardo Lara. Collectively, these measures emphasize needed changes to how California's juvenile and criminal justice systems treat youth and young adults.
Like many of you, I have been sickened by recent federal policies that have led to heartless and traumatizing separations of immigrant children from their families. I have always been a champion of child rights and strongly believe in protecting the safety and interests of our children.
Watch my video urging fellow policymakers, the public and members of the media to ensure proper regulation of how children are held HERE.
My proposed laws for 2018 include a continued effort to reform the juvenile and adult criminal justice systems as part of my #EquityAndJustice2018 package and reducing childhood poverty to help families and communities.
Other measures focus on expanding worker training to prevent sexual harassment, extending a model program to keep and create mostly off-screen jobs in California’s renowned film and TV industries, and providing women key health information.