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EBCLC’s Immigrant Stories: Call to Action

Thursday, February 9, 2017 |

The recent immigration ban is not, and never was, about only immigration.  It’s about consolidating power, silencing dissent, and denying equitable access to resources.

At EBCLC, we want to take a moment to recognize our collective story, and the paths that led us here.

We started a social media campaign to share our own immigrant stories, knowing that this is about more than immigration.

We do this to celebrate our inclusive society, and we invite you to join us.
#whateverhashtagwedecidetouse

Join the narrative by sharing your own #immigrantstory

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Policy Work

California’s new rules on tenant blacklists are unpopular with landlords

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | ,

California tenants have a new arrow in their quiver: a law to protect them from being unfairly placed on rental blacklists that jeopardize their credit ratings and shut them out of the housing market.

Signed this week by Gov. Jerry Brown, the measure is scheduled to take effect Jan. 1. [2017] Unpopular with landlord groups, the bill was a squeaker in the Legislature, narrowly passing through the Assembly in May and the Senate in August.

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