The Citizen’s Perspective: The United States Congress

How do we create an equitable tax system? Who decides if we go to war? … Continued

The Citizen’s Perspective: The California State Legislature

How can we raise the minimum wage? Can my family get health insurance? Who decides … Continued

Know Your Power

In 2020, Courage California Institute launched Your Power Is Your Vote, an initiative to provide … Continued

What Supreme Court Majority Opinions Means for the Future

The Supreme Court is releasing its rulings for this term’s cases; we anticipate decisions in … Continued

Lessons from Black History

As we close out February and reflect upon Black History Month, use this moment to … Continued

What Supreme Court Dissents Mean for the Future

With the Supreme Court of the United States beginning to release its first decisions from … Continued

Proposition 31

Proposition 31 would uphold a state law banning the sale and marketing of flavored tobacco … Continued

Proposition 30

Proposition 30 would fund wildfire prevention, sustain wildfire-fighting resources, and reduce air pollution by expanding … Continued

Proposition 29

Proposition 29 would help ensure that patients receive safe treatment in dialysis clinics under the … Continued

Proposition 28

Proposition 28 would provide additional funding to arts education in public schools. California’s PK-12 public … Continued

Proposition 27

Proposition 27 would legalize online sports betting through certified tribes and large online betting platforms. … Continued

Proposition 26

Proposition 26 would legalize in-person sports betting at tribal casinos and specific horse tracks. California … Continued

Proposition 1

Proposition 1 would enshrine abortion rights into the California State Constitution. After the Supreme Court’s … Continued

CA Voters, Where Ya At? 

California’s first statewide election of the year has come and gone – and according to … Continued

Democracy Is For Sale

It’s 2022, an election year, so you know what that means: countless campaign flyers in … Continued

SCOTUS Will Not Stop at Overturning Abortion Rights

This morning, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, … Continued

The Power of District Attorneys

When people think of the most powerful position in our criminal-justice system, judges probably come … Continued

Let’s Get Our Unhoused Neighbors Involved in Government

Due to an intersection of barriers, such as unaffordable and quality housing, health care, and … Continued