Asms. Kevin McCarty, Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Adrin Nazarian and others announce legislative package that “pushes back on religious and racially charged hate rhetoric from the federal government” say legislation would: 1. make refugees eligible for in-state tuition at public colleges and would give priority enrollment to refugees who served US military or State Dept. in Afghanistan or Iraq; 2. allow refugees who served US military or State Dept. to apply foreign work experience toward eligibility for a professional license; 3. add $5 million to budgets of school districts serving “high child refugee populations;” 4. declare June 20, 2017 as “World Refugee Day.” 11:30 a.m., Rm. 317. Contact: Terry Schanz 916 319 2007.
Also listed: Paula Villescaz, San Juan Unified School District Board of Education; Mai Vang, Sacramento City Unified School District Board of Education; Hamidulla Hamidi, refugee from Afghanistan; Azra Bajramovic, Opening Doors.