Manipuri minorities hold protest in Oakland, California against rioting back in India

Members of the North American Manipuri Tribal Association (NAMTA), along with other Indian American community members protested July 23 in Oakland City, California, asking the US House of Representatives to take up the issue of the crisis in Manipur, India and pass a resolution condemning what they call state-sponsored atrocities that has afflicted the minority ethnoreligious Kuki-Zomis.

Assemblymember Kalra introduces the Stable Homes Act to keep families in their homes, preserve affordable housing

Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San José) introduced AB 919, the Stable Homes Act, on February 14 to give tenants, local public agencies, and mission-driven nonprofits a first opportunity to purchase or match an offer on rental housing properties when owners choose to put them up for sale. AB 919 is sponsored by California Reinvestment Coalition, Housing California, and Public Advocates.