California Proposition 2

Civil Rights and Immigrant Advocates Oppose Prop 24

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 1:26am

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading civil rights groups, including Color of Change and Black Lives Matter Los Angeles urge voters to reject Proposition 24, a so-called "privacy" initiative on the California ballot.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading civil rights groups, including Color of Change and Black Lives Matter Los Angeles urge voters to reject Proposition 24, a so-called "privacy" initiative on the California ballot.
  • They are joined by advocates for immigrant rights and low income Californians, including labor and civil rights leader Dolores Huerta, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA),The Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council (A3PCON), The Community Coalition of South Los Angeles (COCO), The California Environmental Justice Alliance (CALEJA), Bay Rising Action, Causa Justa/Just Cause, The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), and Black Lives Matter Long Beach.
  • Proposition 24 is a bonanza for themand a big step back for consumer privacy.
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    These advocates join a coalition of privacy, consumer, labor, and good government groups opposing Prop 24.

Yes on 21: Will Big Real Estate Spend $100 Million to Kill California’s Prop 21?

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 12:03am

The big question now is: will corporate landlords such as Essex Property Trust, Equity Residential, and Blackstone Group spend $100 million to try to stop the statewide initiative?

Key Points: 
  • The big question now is: will corporate landlords such as Essex Property Trust, Equity Residential, and Blackstone Group spend $100 million to try to stop the statewide initiative?
  • Senator Bernie Sanders, Congresswoman Maxine Waters , the California Democratic Party, and Californias housing justice movement have thrown their full support behind Prop 21.
  • These real estate companies are desperate to maintain a rigged and broken housing market that allows them to charge wildly inflated rents, making billions off the backs of California renters.
  • Top Contributors to Californians for Responsible Housing sponsored by the California Apartment Association: ($1 million or more)

Proposition 21 Trailing by Double Digits in UC Berkeley Poll

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:02pm

With just one week left until Election Day, Proposition 21 is trailing by 11 points (37-48%) in a poll released today by UC Berkeleys Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS).

Key Points: 
  • With just one week left until Election Day, Proposition 21 is trailing by 11 points (37-48%) in a poll released today by UC Berkeleys Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS).
  • The IGS poll one month ago also showed the housing freeze initiative with only 37 percent support.
  • Just as they did two years ago, voters understand that this flawed measure will make Californias housing crisis even worse.
  • In the IGS poll, Prop 21 is trailing in nearly every region of the state, including the Bay Area, San Diego County, the Central Valley, northern California and the Inland Empire.

Yes On Prop 24 Campaign Announces Female Leaders From Across California In Support Of Privacy Ballot Measure

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 1:14am

"I urge California voters to join me in the fight to protect consumers by voting YES on Prop 24, the California Privacy Rights Act," saidLieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis.

Key Points: 
  • "I urge California voters to join me in the fight to protect consumers by voting YES on Prop 24, the California Privacy Rights Act," saidLieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis.
  • "Prop 24 will hold corporations accountable when they sell and misuse our private information.
  • It will set the national standard for consumer privacy laws, and California voters should send that message loud and clear by voting YES on Prop 24."
  • "That's why I'm asking California voters to join me in voting YES on Prop 24, to strengthen privacy laws and to help protect our personal data."

Proposition 21 Opposed by Major Black Groups

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:12pm

Four major Black organizations in the Los Angeles area today announced their opposition to Proposition 21, the statewide ballot measure they say will increase housing costs and limit the availability of affordable housing for African Americans.

Key Points: 
  • Four major Black organizations in the Los Angeles area today announced their opposition to Proposition 21, the statewide ballot measure they say will increase housing costs and limit the availability of affordable housing for African Americans.
  • Gavin Newsom, senior, veteran, labor and affordable housing groups in urging members to vote no on Proposition 21.
  • The four groups note that every nearly major Black publication in the Los Angeles area also oppose Proposition 21, including the Los Angeles Sentinel.
  • Proposition 21 is also opposed by nearly every daily newspaper in the state as well as a broad coalition of community groups.

Black Women Leaders Host Statewide Call to Action in Support of Pro-Black Initiatives: Prop 15, Prop 16 and Prop 21

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:32am

The California Democratic Party Black Caucus ( CDP Black Caucus ) is hosting a statewide press conference across four (4) locations simultaneously to call on Black Californians to support pro-Black ballot initiatives on the November ballot, including Prop 15 (split roll tax), Prop 16 (repeal of Prop 209) and Prop 21 (rent control).

Key Points: 
  • The California Democratic Party Black Caucus ( CDP Black Caucus ) is hosting a statewide press conference across four (4) locations simultaneously to call on Black Californians to support pro-Black ballot initiatives on the November ballot, including Prop 15 (split roll tax), Prop 16 (repeal of Prop 209) and Prop 21 (rent control).
  • Press conferences will be held in Sacramento, Oakland, Los Angeles and San Diego at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, October 22nd.
  • Speakers will address the direct benefits the initiatives will have on the Black community, as well as call out the recent egregious attempts by bad actors within the African American community to mislead us.
  • Black women leaders to call on Black Californians to support pro-Black ballot initiatives on the November ballot; also call out insidious attempts to undermine the initiatives by some bad actors within the African American community.

Yes On Prop 24 Campaign Announces Endorsements From Prominent Black Community Organizations

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 6:12pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from prominent black community organizations, including the: California Black Chamber of Commerce, Black Lives Voter Guide , and New Frontier Democratic Club.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from prominent black community organizations, including the: California Black Chamber of Commerce, Black Lives Voter Guide , and New Frontier Democratic Club.
  • The New Frontier Democratic Club is the oldest and largest African American Democratic club in the State of California.
  • Now the group is backing Prop 24, the California Privacy Rights Act on the 2020 ballot, to expand and enshrine privacy rights for all Californians.
  • Paid for by Yes on 24, Californians for Consumer Privacy
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Prop 24 Campaign Announces Endorsements From Community And School Leaders, Advocates To Protect Kids Online

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 9:37pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from education leaders and school advocates, who believe it is critically important to protect our kids online.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from education leaders and school advocates, who believe it is critically important to protect our kids online.
  • Common Sense Media, an organization dedicated to ensuring the digital well-being of kids everywhere is a proud advocate for Prop 24.
  • "It is urgent that we pass bold privacy policy to protect our kids.
  • As a school board member and an expert in crimes against children- Prop 24 is the right way to go," said Valerie Amezcua, Vice President of Santa Ana Unified School District.

Yes On Prop 24 Campaign Announces Endorsements From CA Black Newspapers And Prominent Community Leaders Like The NAACP

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 11:33pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from some of the biggest black newspapers in California, including the: Los Angeles Sentinel , Watts Times, Sacramento Observer, San Diego Voice and Viewpoint,and Sun Reporter.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from some of the biggest black newspapers in California, including the: Los Angeles Sentinel , Watts Times, Sacramento Observer, San Diego Voice and Viewpoint,and Sun Reporter.
  • "Prop 24 allows consumers to stop companies from using online racial profiling to discriminate against them," saidAlice Huffman,President, California NAACP.
  • We need Prop 24 as a stopgap to these discriminatory practices," saidDaraka Larimore-Hall, Vice-Chair, California Democratic Party.
  • "I hope you will join me, the California CAACP and advocates from around the state in voting YES on Prop 24 to put a stop to this legal form of discrimination."

Opposition to Prop 24 unites liberal, moderate and conservative advocates

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 10:22pm

Prop 24's wealthy sponsor met behind closed doors with Facebook and high tech lobbyists while he was drafting this so-called "privacy" initiative.1 Tech companies are silent on Prop 24.

Key Points: 
  • Prop 24's wealthy sponsor met behind closed doors with Facebook and high tech lobbyists while he was drafting this so-called "privacy" initiative.1 Tech companies are silent on Prop 24.
  • Advocates for vulnerable communities are alarmed that Proposition 24 will create privacy haves and have-nots.
  • The San Diego Union-Tribune's editorial opposing Prop 24 states "It's too soon to redo California's current internet privacy law.
  • Consumer Reports wrote that Prop 24 "is designed to calcify a particular (and relatively weak) mode of privacy protection.