A two-word motto, which is more like a mantra, guides the career and personal code of Kevin Rooney, chief deputy district attorney for San Joaquin County: “Do justice.”
Placer County’s three largest cities are now each headed by a woman mayor: Krista Bernasconi in Roseville, Jill Gayaldo for Rocklin and Alyssa Silhi in Lincoln.
Code for America’s Clear My Record initiative has been working to automate the record expungement process at the county level, chiefly regarding marijuana convictions in California, since 2016.
PODCAST: 2020 will go down in history as a time when women made remarkable advances on the political scene.
2020 will go down in history as a time when women made remarkable advances on the political scene.
Betty Yee is the second woman in California’s history to serve as state controller.
LaKenya Jordan is the executive director of the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, a state government office that focuses on initiatives and programs that promote and establish equity for women and girls statewide.
Cassie Gilson is president and managing partner of Axiom Advisors, making her one of the only women who are managing partners at the top lobbying firms in Sacramento.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget invests in women’s economic recovery.
Melissa Brown has been a professor at McGeorge School of Law since 2008 and director of its legal clinics since 2013.