Press Releases

Women’s Caucus Releases Statement on Additional Bocanegra Harassment Allegations

Nov 20, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Legislative Women’s Caucus has issued the following statement regarding the additional harassment allegations by Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra:

Women’s Caucus Releases Capitol Culture Change Goals and Plan

Nov 16, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Legislative Women’s Caucus has issued the following statement regarding a plan and goals to address sexual assault, harassment and retaliation in the Capitol community:

WOMEN'S CAUCUS LEADERSHIP CONDEMNS SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE CAPITOL COMMUNITY

Oct 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Vice Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus release the following statement condemning sexual assault in the Capitol community:

Governor Brown Signs Legislation Supporting California Legislative Women's Caucus Priorities

Oct 12, 2017

 

Families, Working Parents and Children to Benefit

SACRAMENTO - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined the California Legislative Women's Caucus today to sign legislation that improves services and support for women, children and families in California. The bills signed today included seven of the eight bills the Caucus had legislative priorities as part of their Stronger California agenda.

Legislative Women's Caucus on Trump Decision to Terminate DACA

Sep 05, 2017

 

(Sacramento) –Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D- Chino) released the following statements after President Trump moved today to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

 

Silicon Valley leaders meet with California Legislators and Renew Commitment to Diversity

Jun 13, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – In a meeting with California State Legislators, technology industry leaders vowed to renew their commitment to find diverse technical talent at all levels, from company boards to specialized technical roles. Legislators representing the California Legislative Black Caucus, California Latino Legislative Caucus, California Legislative Women’s Caucus, and the California Asian Pacific Islander Caucus met with the decision-making executives to discuss current diversity efforts in the Silicon Valley.

Caucus Thanks Governor for Keeping Promise to Working Families and Kids

May 11, 2017

Lauds Advocacy within Administration to Restore Cuts

(Sacramento)-- Today, Governor Brown released his May Budget Revision for 2017-18, based on the latest revenue estimates. In it, the Governor upheld his promise to restore rate funding provided in the 2016 Budget as advocated by the California Legislative Women’s Caucus throughout the year and in an April letter to the Governor.

LEGISLATIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS HAIL'S PRIORITY BILLS FOR A STRONGER CALIFORNIA: Implore Governor to Keep Promises to Women and Families

Apr 04, 2017

(Sacramento)— Unifying their voices in support of women and families, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus (LWC) today hailed its legislative priorities under four pillars aimed at protecting and advancing the rights and opportunities for women and working families. The LWC also called on the Governor to keep his promise from last year to families by increasing childcare provider rates and childcare slots for the unmet needs of 85% of working Californians. 

Legislative Women’s Caucus Hail’s Priority Bills for a Stronger California

Apr 04, 2017

Implore Governor to Keep Promises to Women and Families

(Sacramento) - Unifying their voices in support of women and families, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus (LWC) today hailed its legislative priorities under four pillars aimed at protecting and advancing the rights and opportunities for women and working families. The LWC also called on the Governor to keep his promise from last year to families by increasing childcare provider rates and childcare slots for the unmet needs of 85% of working Californians.