As vaccination rates rise and COVID’s hold on American society begins to wane, many are still struggling with the effects of the pandemic. Efforts surrounding mental health have come into greater focus over the past year, especially on the effects of isolation due to COVID-19.
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Marcia Godwin, professor of public administration, discussed Congressional districts that flipped in 2020, shifts in voting trends, and the media’s role in the outcomes, with 31 Zoom participants on Tuesday.
Nearly half of the country’s state legislatures and state representatives have introduced bills in favor of anti-trans laws that negatively impact trans people in ridiculous ways and violate their ability to lead a normal life.
An amendment to Assembly Bill 46, titled the “The Youth Empowerment Act,” would create a California Youth Empowerment Commission with other changes to support youth political activity.
Assembly Bill 988, “The Miles Hall Lifeline Act,” was introduced by California Assembly member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, D-Orinda, on Feb. 18. It would require the state to designate 988 as a mental health crisis hotline.
California lawmakers will consider legislation that would reform how California distributes financial aid, enabling students, who were not previously eligible for Cal Grants to participate in the program.
California Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, has proposed legislation that requires social media platforms to post a disclaimer on photos that have been retouched for promotional purposes.
Pomona has become one of a growing number of cities and states across the U.S. to ban police from enacting no-knock warrants, following a unanimous vote last month by the City Council to ban the practice.
The U.S. Congress has finally passed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package which includes another stimulus check for families and individuals who meet the criteria, extended unemployment benefits, and increased funding for vaccine distribution and the reopening of schools.
Discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity should not be a topic of extensive debate within our society in modern day. Everyone has the right to identify and express themselves as they choose and be free from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, which is why the Senate should approve the Equality […]