New Blog Post: Voices From the Holiday Strike Line
Western Center’s Outreach and Advocacy Associate, Abraham Zavala-Rodriguez centers the voices and testimonios of workers on the frontlines of current labor strikes, as he joins their picket lines and bears witness to the organizing work of Starbucks and University of California employees in this latest blog post.
Tomorrow Is Giving Tuesday: How You Can Support Our Work
- We invite you to make a tax deductible donation to support our work on behalf of 7 million Californians living in poverty.
- Join our Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign or start your own (more info on facebook fundraisers here).
- Follow us on social media (click icons at the bottom of this email).
- Access our Giving Tuesday toolkit – a turnkey way to easily share about our work! Throughout December, we’ll be rolling out weekly toolkits that will allow you to easily share content about our work in Health, Housing, Public Benefits and Access to Justice.
12/13 Meet the Advocates: Mike Herald Career Retrospective Conversation
Join us at noon on 12/13 for a special Meet the Advocates, featuring a career retrospective conversation with retiring Policy Director, Mike Herald and Western Center Policy Advocates: Linda Nguy, Christopher Sanchez, Cynthia Castillo, and Tina Rosales. You won’t want to miss out on this conversation exploring the major milestones of Mike’s advocacy career in Sacramento, the biggest wins, the bills that “got away,” the future of advocacy work to end poverty, and much, much more. Join us as we send Mike off to retirement with this special event to honor his transformational impact on California’s policy landscape.
12/6 You’re Invited: Celebrate Mike Herald’s Retirement with Us!
Join Western Center on Law and Poverty as we celebrate the upcoming retirement of Policy Advocacy Director, Mike Herald! We will be toasting to Mike’s 19 years of service at Western Center and his decades of trailblazing work to transform California’s policy landscape.
December 6th 5:30-7PM at
1525 L St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Join Our Growing Team
As Western Center expands to position itself for greater reach and impact in 2023, we have several new positions open: Director of Policy Advocacy; Public Benefits Advocate; Health & Public Benefits Policy Advocate or Senior Advocate; Housing Staff or Senior Attorney; & Senior Communications Specialist.
We encourage you to explore these opportunities and share them widely with your networks!