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State Budget Agreement Reached — Wins for Education & Racial Equity

By Hannah Esqueda | June 25, 2020

As the 2019-2020 school year wraps up, we are seeing students graduating virtually because of COVID-19 and taking to the streets in support of the movement for Black lives. We…

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The Students United Will Never Be Defeated!

May 1, 2014

by Sayeg Hernandez My name is Sayeg and I am a SYLA graduate youth of CFJ, fighting for racial, social, and educational change.  I attended the Statewide Leadership Retreat and…

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Statewide Leadership Retreat 2014!

April 24, 2014

by Reuben Martinez My journey with Californians for Justice has been a long one. It began my freshman year, where I got my first taste of leadership. In the past,…

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Do California Students Deserve a Voice In Their Education?

March 3, 2014

by Rosa deLeon, Lead Organizer, CFJ San Jose Last July was a historic month for California students due to the passage of a new law for funding schools: The Local…

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Students Speak Out

January 30, 2014

by Tony Bui, CFJ Student Leader On January 16th, 2014 hundreds of administrators, parents, students, and advocates attended the State Board of Education meeting to voice their opinions on the proposed…

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CFJ Youth Leaders Demand More Accountability in California’s New Funding Formula

January 30, 2014

On January 16th, 2014 over 300 administrators, parents, and students attended the State Board of Education meeting in Sacramento to weigh in on the emergency regulations proposed for the Local…

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Youthwire: What our Schools Need – A Student's Eye View

January 15, 2014

Read the full article here on Youthwire (a project of New America Media).

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Mercury News Editorial: Major changes needed in school funding formula

November 20, 2013

Mercury News Editorial When Gov. Jerry Brown was stumping for his plan to overhaul school financing, he promised it would do two things: return more control over spending to districts…

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Implement Funding Formula That Helps Me Become Successful

November 5, 2013

by Cindy Andrade It might be hard to imagine what it’s like for Oakland students if you’ve never been through our schools. I have friends who have dropped out, or…

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Welcome!

July 3, 2013

Welcome to the brand new Californians for Justice website (and blog)! We are excited to announce that we have an all new location for you to stay updated on the…

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