Seeking Director of Communication
Catastrophic weather events and increasingly stark gaps between rich and poor highlight the urgency of California’s efforts to combat the intertwined crises of climate change and inequality. California is leading the nation with innovative approaches to addressing these challenges, but with legislation in need of updating and key programs at risk of sunsetting by 2020, the Governor and the state legislature must act now to extend and strengthen the state’s commitments to combat climate change equitably.
Director of Development Debi Harris talks about Amazon Smile, the Amazon.com holiday season program that will donate a percentage of customer purchases to support Public Advocates. Why not shop and support a great cause?!
On November 14, 2014 the State Board of Education unanimously approved regulations that codify student and parent voice and provide for greater accountability in the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). Senior Staff Attorney Angelica Jongco and Pedro Hernandez explain why this was a historic moment for education equity in California.
CEO Guillermo Mayer tells the story of how a 7-year-old girl's phone call to Santa Claus in 1984 sparked a legal campaign that won protections for low-income families against deceptive TV and telephone marketing schemes.
Director of Development Debi Harris talks about our plans for participating in this global day of generosity. Join Debi, and the rest of our staff, this #GivingTuesday by making a donation to Public Advocates on Tuesday, December 2.