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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Youth Commissioners from six Bay Area cities came to Sacramento for the inaugural Capitol Day to learn about the legislative process and meet with their representatives.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Students and elected officials rallied in support for Assemblymember Evan Low’s proposal to lower the voting age from 18 to 17 in California. The press conference was part of a Capitol Day in which over 30 Youth Commissioners from six Bay Area cities learned about the legislative process and met with their state representatives.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

(Sacramento) - Students and elected officials rallied in support for Assemblymember Evan Low’s proposal to lower the voting age from 18 to 17 in California. The press conference and rally was part of a Capitol Day in which over 30 Youth Commissioners from six Bay Area cities learned about the legislative process and met with their state representatives. “It is our responsibility to inspire the next generation to become active and informed voters,” said Assemblymember Low.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

SACRAMENTO — On behalf of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 22 today condemning President Trump’s announcement that he will ban transgender individuals from serving in the military and directing the California military to not discriminate against transgender service members.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Assemblymember Low presented Born This Way Foundation with a resolution commending their commitment to empowering youth and promoting kindness. Visit https://bornthisway.foundation/ for more information.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Naava Ellenberg is a graduate of Lincoln High School who is attending Barnard College. She wrote this for The Mercury News.

Many 18-year-olds are registered for their first semester of college classes, but very few of them are registered to vote. As adults in a democracy, young people have this great privilege and responsibility, yet very few take advantage of the opportunity. Their disregard is not the result of indifference or immaturity, but of an overwhelming amount of new responsibilities.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The group started with a question.

Paul came to Sacramento as a science and technology fellow, after getting his doctorate in molecular Biology.

His program introduces scientists to the policy-side they may need to accomplish their work, while providing technical experience to legislative offices.

He was placed in Assemblymember Evan Low’s office, who chairs the LGBT Caucus. He became an LGBT consultant for the caucus, a role the prior person left open.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO- Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) was joined at a State Capitol news conference by sexual assault survivors and allies to urge support today for the Rape Kit Backlog Contribution Fund, the Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights and the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act, three bills pending in the California State Legislature to help survivors receive the justice they deserve. “Justice delayed is justice denied,” said Assemblymember Low, author of Assembly Bill 280, the Rape Kit Backlog Contribution Fund.