May 20, 2016

California Legislative Black Caucus Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Cites Hillary Clinton’s Commitment to the African-American Community Since Day One

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California Legislative Black Caucus endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.  Clinton has been fighting for civil rights and racial justice throughout her career, and as President she will continue to work hard to improve the lives of African-Americans throughout California. Clinton is committed to fighting for criminal justice reform and ending the epidemic of gun violence in California communities.  She also wants to expand employment opportunities for all African-Americans and end the education achievement gap in K-12 schools.
In endorsing Secretary Clinton, CLBC Chairman, Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – San Pedro) released the following statement:
“The California Legislative Black Caucus is proud to endorse Hillary Clinton for President. As Chair of the largest African-American legislative caucus in California history, I know that our future is closely linked to our past. Secretary Clinton has stood with the African-American community since day one. As former First Lady, US Senator and Secretary of State, Clinton has led with strength, compassion and an unwavering commitment to improve the lives of African-Americans throughout California and our nation.
“California’s over 2 million African-Americans need leadership at the highest level in our nation. African-Americans need Hillary Clinton as our next president. The California Legislative Black Caucus encourages all Californians to vote Hillary Clinton for President.”
About the California Legislative Black Caucus
The continuing mission of the CLBS is to provide our unwavering commitment and support to our goal of achieving full inclusion of our state's African-American residents in every aspect of California life - from education and employment to housing and health to commerce and government services.  Through our collective vision, determined leadership and public policy collaboration with our fellow members in the California State Assembly and California State Senate, the CLBC works continuously to extend and expand its role as a trailblazing force for equality, justice and opportunity for all Californians.

For Immediate Release, May 20, 2016