Mercury News: Santa Clara is latest in string of cities sued over at-large elections

Mercury News: Santa Clara is latest in string of cities sued over at-large elections

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http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/04/10/santa-clara-lawsuit-claims-city-is-violating-state-election-law/ By RAMONA GIWARGIS | rgiwargis@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 10, 2017 at 12:26 pm | UPDATED: April 10, 2017 at 6:55 pm   Santa Clara is the latest in a long line of California cities that could switch to district elections under the threat of litigation, a move advocates hope will diversify […]

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Notice of Lawsuit

Notice of Lawsuit

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The Asian Law Alliance has joined Robert Rubin, as lead counsel, and Laura Ho of Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho, to bring a lawsuit against the City of Santa Clara for its discriminatory use of at-large elections to limit Asian American candidates from taking seats in vital government roles. This practice violates the California Voting […]

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Presidential Proclamation — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2017

Presidential Proclamation — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2017

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President Obama declared January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers lure individuals with false promises of employment and a better life.   Human trafficking does not only take place in overseas sweatshops or brothels abroad, but on streets throughout the U.S. with victims ranging from […]

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Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara Responding to the 2016 Presidential Election

Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara Responding to the 2016 Presidential Election

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(Photo taken on Dec. 15, 2016: Richard Konda, Executive Director of ALA, speaking before the Children, Seniors and Families Committee of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors – Immigration Hearing)   Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara Responding to the 2016 Presidential Election   12 December 2016 – […]

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ALA Featured on ABC’s Beyond the Headlines

ALA Featured on ABC’s Beyond the Headlines

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BEYOND THE HEADLINES WITH CHERYL JENNINGS May 29, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Asian Pacific American Roundtable Join us as ALA’s staff attorney, Nick Kuwada, speaks on the importance of the Asian American community’s involvement in the election process along with other local leaders in the Asian Pacific American community. “The last United States Census in […]

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