Taking to the Streets of Sacramento to Protest KKK Sympathizer Sessions

Our lawmakers and leaders took to the streets early this morning in Sacramento because Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in town to tote hate and bigotry and file a lawsuit against the state of California for having the audacity to stand up to the racist regime and agenda of President Trump and his makeshift administration.  

We are proud to have legislators that are standing up, speaking out and resisting all the way!  

We need more leaders like these in California and in Washington D.C. This morning I awoke to the sound of my iphone notification that Senate President Pro Tem, Kevin de Leon (Candidate for US Senate) was leading a march in the streets of Sacramento against the racist Jeff Sessions. Our lawmakers are standing in defense of the California Values Act (SB 54) passed last year and enacted into law effective January of this year.  

Jeff Sessions should know, this ain’t Alabama! This is California, and we value our diversity. We stand up for the people of this state who work hard in the fields, putting food on our tables. California will not be complicit in tearing families apart and expanding the over burdened foster care system. California will not stand by and allow children to be ripped out of their classroom seats and thrown into ICE purgatory!  

We ought to be proud that we have courageous leadership like Kevin de Leon, who we need to send to Washington, D.C. and like my Assemblymember, Eloise Reyes, who has been an amazing champion for the Inland Empire. I’m also proud that we have Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher, who although is misguided on Youth Tackle Football, I still have mad respect for in most everything else she is doing.  And like our fellow Comadre, the fearless, unapologetic, Savli chingona, Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo!  We need more of this!

Thank you all for taking on the orange one and his minions!

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Leticia Chavez-Garcia

Leticia Chavez-Garcia

Leticia Chavez-Garcia is a Mother, Grandmother, former Middle School Teacher, former Member of a School Board of Education and an Education Advocate for hundreds of parents and students in the Inland Empire. Having become a mother at 15, Leticia knows what it’s like to be a single mother trying to navigate the education system. Leticia received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from California Baptist University and a Masters’ Degree in Education Technology from Cal State Fullerton in her 30’s. Leticia has used her knowledge and experience to help hundreds of families as an Education Advocate in the Inland Empire and currently works as an Education Specialist.

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