Social & Economic Opportunity Posts

UnDACAmented: Keeping The Dream Alive

  I was fortunate enough to have been born here only a few weeks after my parents’ initial arrival in the “land of the free.” Many friends and family, however, were not so lucky. Born in Delano and raised in McFarland, you can definitely say I lived in my own little Latino bubble. I remember…

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Governor Brown’s State Budget Revise Highlights

On May 14th, Governor Jerry Brown released his revised state budget. The budget included a $6.7 billion increase in General Fund revenues compared to the proposed January budget. There was emphasis on paying off liabilities and putting money into the Rainy Day Fund. Below are some necessary and noticeable adjustments in the budget: Higher Education –…

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