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January 15, 2009

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 15, 2009) – Civil rights groups today filed an amicus brief with the California Supreme Court to invalidate Proposition 8 because it would mandate discrimination against a minority group and did not follow the process required for fundamental revisions to the California Constitution.

January 9, 2009

Los Angeles—Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community members gathered at the Governor’s office today to express outrage for Governor Schwarzenegger’s January budget proposal, which aims to cut critical funding for education, vital living assistance and health services.

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