Dec 17, 2020
State Senator Connie Leyva, Chair of the Senate Education Committee, & CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, discuss the complicated and evolving dynamics surrounding public school closures and online learning during the COVID pandemic, and the efforts being made to help educators, parents and students...
Dec 9, 2020
State Senator Maria Elena Durazo, the new Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, talks about public policy, health, and social justice priorities for our Latinx communities in 2021.
Please click here for a closed-captioned version of this episode!
Nov 24, 2020
As Bay Area State Senator Jerry Hill prepares to leave the legislature because of term limits, he reflects on his extraordinary 30-year career in politics on the state and local level, and how injustice, harm to human beings and corporate malfeasance were the catalyst for his policies of consumer protection and business...
Oct 20, 2020
On the 2nd anniversary of the devastating Woolsey Fire in Malibu, in November 2018, State Senator Henry Stern, the Chair of the Senate Natural Resources & Water Committee, candidly reflects on the emotional and psychological impact of evacuating & surviving a wildfire, and explains how the record-breaking wildfires of...
Jul 8, 2020
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson discusses the impact the COVID pandemic and the economic/employment crises are particularly having on working women, working moms, stay-at-home moms...and women of color in all of those categories - as well as the burden it places on relationships and the emotional health of families.