JPAC ANNOUNCES BILLS FOR ADVOCAY DAY 2017

On May 9, over 130 advocates from across California representing the Jewish community will gather in Sacramento to lobby for legislation that serves a much greater purpose to advancing the civil rights of all Californians.  Those bills are: Immigration Bill Package: AB 3 (Bonta) AB 291 (Chiu) AB 699 (O’Donnell) SB 6 (Hueso) SB 29 …

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Save the Date for Advocacy Day 2017

With the 2016 election just behind us, there is a lot of momentum to get involved and work to ensure the well-being and opportunity for all Californians.  Please save the date to join with JPAC to meet with the State Legislature and lobby them on issues of importance to the greater California Jewish community and …

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Advocacy Day 2016 Dates Announced!

Get out your calendars and get your advocacy chops ready and register today for Advocacy Day 2016!  We will be in Sacramento on May 9-10, 2016.  Please visit our registration page for more information and to register.    

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A Successful Advocacy Day

JPAC’s 2015 Advocacy Day was a huge success.  With over 95 advocates in attendance, we lobbied more than 45 legislators on bills and issues that impact the overall health and well being of the State of California. The event kicked off Monday night with state legislators and their staff joining JPAC advocates at a reception …

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JPAC’s Legislative Agenda is Announced

On May 12, JPAC’s Advocacy Day will be in full swing! Advocates will lobby on three main issues: budget cut restoration for programs for needy seniors, a hunger bill package, and preschool for all.  We are also pleased to announce our support for several other bills of interest and importance to our members, including Atkins’ affordable …

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SAVE THE DATE for ADVOCACY DAY 2015!

SAVE THE DATE for JPAC’s ANNUAL ADVOCACY DAY 2015 May 11th – May 12th Join Jewish community members from across the State to influence decision-makers in Sacramento on issues of concern to the broader Jewish Community. LOCATION: Citizen Hotel, 926 J Street Sacramento 95814 SCHEDULE: Monday, May 11: 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. – Legislators’ Reception …

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California’s Insurance Commissioner on Iran Divestment

Commissioner Dave Jones recently updated the California Department of Insurance’s website to detail the work that his office has accomplished on Iran divestment.  The website can be viewed here. An excerpt from the website is below: The Department has developed a list of companies doing business with the Iranian oil and natural gas, nuclear, and …

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JPAC’s Lobbying Efforts Pay Off in Sacramento

On May 13, over 85 advocates from across the State represented JPAC in meetings with 53 legislators.  We lobbied our representatives to support SB 840 (Lara) on anti-bullying efforts in schools, SB 1165 (Mitchell, Block) on anti human trafficking programs and SB 1388 (Lieu) on increasing penalties for human trafficking, and requesting support for increasing …

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