Tisha Ortiz is a 23 year old foster youth who is currently attending California State University, East Bay in Hayward pursuing a Criminal Justice Administration bachelor degree and plans to attend law school. Tisha is a former foster youth advocate through the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) and is on the Youth Advisory Board […]
‘Being A Woman Is Not A Pre-Existing Condition’ – Class Action Suit Challenges Systemic Gender Discrimination in CA Workers’ CompJuly 6, 2016 | Public Counsel
Statewide system relies on outdated stereotypes about women's capacities and roles, contributing to the feminization of poverty in California and burdening women and families
Tags: Equality | Feminization | Women | Workers Rights
SB 881 stops the automatic suspension of driver’s licenses for low-income people with minor traffic offenses who fail to appear in court or to pay initial fines that snowball into huge financial burdens.
Tags: Driver's license suspension | Legislation and Advocacy | Poverty
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California’s SB 33 passes State Budget to include $30 million to limit Medi-Cal estate recovery only to that required by federal law.
Tags: Bill | Estate Planning | Estate Recovery | Seniors
Disability Rights California (DRC) will operate a toll-free hotline on Primary Election Day, June 7, for voters with disabilities.
Tags: Disability Rights | Voting Rights