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Veterans’ Day, November 11, is a time for us to reflect on the service of our nation’s veterans. One group of veterans often overlooked are LGBTQ veterans who were discharged because of the government’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and previous policies that excluded people from service based on their sexual orientation. While the formal … Continue reading “LGBTQ Veterans Still Feeling Harms from Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”Read More
In the last few years, California has passed several laws improving families’ access to time off and pay to address serious health conditions or bond with a new child. These laws have expanded who can take leave, how much they will get paid while on leave, what reasons they can take leave for, and which … Continue reading “Recent Improvements in California Family and Medical Leave Laws”Read More
Davis Youth Softball Association and Civil Rights Nonprofit Organizations Reach Agreement with City of Davis Regarding Gender-Based Equity in Community Sports
Agreement to Foster a Level Playing Field for Girls in the City of Davis
Davis, CA — As part of a settlement with Davis Youth Softball Association (DYSA), the City of Davis (City) has agreed to address allegations of noncompliance with California State Law, specifically Assembly Bill 2404 (AB 2404 or the “Fair Play in Community Sports Act”) requiring gender equity in youth athletic programs. This resolution is a … Continue reading “Davis Youth Softball Association and Civil Rights Nonprofit Organizations Reach Agreement with City of Davis Regarding Gender-Based Equity in Community Sports”Read More