California Advocacy Client Homeboy Industries Receives $15 Million in State Funding To Support Training and Re-Entry Program

To advance its workforce training and reentry program in collaboration with the California Workforce Development Board, Homeboy Industries has been awarded $15 million from the State of California’s 2021–2022 budget (CWDB). $5 million of the funding will be for Homeboy Industries to build Hope Kitchen, which will serve as a training facility for formerly incarcerated individuals. For more than 33 years, Homeboy Industries has helped

California Ports Get Much Needed Investments to the Tune of $2.3 Billion, Benefiting California Advocacy’s Client

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the state’s fiscal year budget in 2022 with an unprecedented $2.3 billion set aside for port infrastructure renovations and enhancements. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union, a client of California Advocacy, has prioritized building a new Goods Movement Training Campus in the San Pedro Bay port complex. The budget includes $110 million for this project. State legislators invested in