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Marcel Douglas

Our partnerships with community organizers are central to creating change in California. Street Vendor Activist Marcel Douglas shares her experience working with Policy Advocate Chris Sanchez to get #sb972 passed.

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Steven Summers' Story


Western Center settles lawsuit against USDA to get emergency food benefits to one million California households who need it most. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Steve Summers received…

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AB 2035, sponsored by Western Center, protects recipients of cash assistance from electronic theft.

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The Working Families Anti-Hunger Act, co-sponsored by Western Center, helps parents maximize enrollment in CalFresh.

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Western Center worked to restore driver's licenses for hundreds of thousands of Californians with suspensions from unpaid debt.

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