Sen. Holly Mitchell

Local Elected Officials Unite to End Child Poverty

Senator Holly Mitchell was among the speakers at the End Child Poverty Bus Tour. At right are Assemblymember Autumn Burke, L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Gov. Gavin Newsom, who all delivered remarks during the event held at St. John’s Well Child and Family Center on May 17. (Modern Romance Photography) Political heavyweights united on May 17 to tackle a serious topic – eliminating poverty among youth and families in California. Officially called the End Child Poverty Bus Tour, the elected officials joined with community members to encourage state legislators to implement a comprehensive plan to remove nearly 2 million of California’s children from

New Law to Make California First State to End Bail

California’s new law is the latest development in the nationwide debate over bail, which many people say unfairly punishes people for being poor. Other states including New Jersey, Alaska and New Mexico have overhauled their bail systems, although no other state has completely eliminated bail.

Law Enforcement Reps Get Ear Full In State Senate Hearing

Bradford made a pointed remark about the makeup of law enforcement organizations. During public testimony, supporters of the bill shared their support for the bill and their stories, including the uncle of Oscar Grant (who was shot in the back in the San Francisco area).

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell: Christmas in July

LOS ANGELES (July 15, 2017) — Sen. Holly J. Mitchell gets things rolling as she takes a turn or two (or three) in the rolling hamster cage, one of several activities offered during last weekend’s Christmas in July event. For more, click HERE: (Photo by Charles Steward; video by Ray Sotero).