California lawmakers advanced a constitutional amendment Wednesday to overturn Proposition 209, the affirmative action ban approved by state voters in the 1990s that critics say perpetuates inequality for women and people of color.
Liz SilvaWe know that states with “anti-affirmative action” legislation on the books, like Prop 209, have decreased diversity in higher education.
Civil unrest over George Floyd’s murder during this SARS-CoV-2 pandemic will increase community transmission of this highly contagious virus and contribute to increased incidence of morbidity and mortality associated with COVID-19.
Liz Silva1) donate to @DrSamiSchalk and others who are purchasing water, masks, first aid supplies
2) share practices for protesting safely: uclahealth.org/internal-medic…
3) remember that protesting for the right to live is NOT the same as protesting for the right to die and kill others