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Jun 25, 2020

Senator Scott Wiener, Chair of the CA Legislature's LGBTQ Caucus, explains how, because of COVID, Pride Month observances and celebrations are 'virtual' in 2020, how the pandemic is affecting the LGBTQ community...and he candidly reflects on the lessons learned from the AIDS epidemic 4 decades ago, that are...


Jun 9, 2020

In the wake of the death of George Floyd and the uprisings and protests around the world, State Senator Steven Bradford, Vice-Chair of the CA Legislative Black Caucus, reflects on America's problem of systemic racism and violence against communities of color...and how it all MUST be the catalyst for radical changes in...


May 19, 2020

Senator Holly Mitchell, Chair of the Senate Budget Committee, discusses the sobering challenge of keeping our state's fiscal house in order while protecting Californians during the COVID-19 pandemic, about the health disparities currently facing communities of color...and how she hopes the effects of this pandemic will...


Apr 29, 2020

State Senator Anna Caballero describes the 'real-time' risks and burdens shared by farmworkers, undocumented immigrants and low-income populations in CA's rural communities, during the COVID-19 pandemic; many are deemed 'essential workers' and have to keep working to survive...but still face health risks in the...


Apr 14, 2020

CA State Senator Bill Monning shares how this COVID-19 pandemic experience is impacting the demographically- and economically- diverse communities in his Central CA coastal and inland senate district, how he and his legislative colleagues are conducting state business in a 'quarantined California,'...and what...