We are a grassroots collective of activists and California Democratic Party leaders dedicated to reshaping the discourse around Zionism and antisemitism in California Democratic politics. We advocate for pragmatic progressive party platforms, resolutions, and legislation around both domestic and Israel-related issues and educate our fellow activists about antisemitism and Zionism.
An Open Letter to the California Department of Education October 14, 2020 Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony ThurmondChief Deputy Superintendent Stephanie GregsonInstructional Quality Commission Executive Director Shanine CoatsInstructional Quality Commission Members Re: Anti-Zionism as a Cover for Hatred of the Jewish People Dear State Superintendent Thurmond, Chief Deputy Superintendent Gregson, IQC Executive Director Coats, and
Jewish JournalAaron Bandler10/01/2020 Several Jewish groups praised California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, for vetoing a bill on Sept. 30 that eventually would have required the state’s high school students to take a course on ethnic studies. Newsom explained in his signing statement that he was vetoing the bill, AB 331, because “there is much uncertainty about
Progressive Zionists of California (PZC) thanks California Governor Gavin Newsom for his Wednesday veto of AB 331, a bill requiring all California high school students to complete an ethnic studies class before graduating high school. PZC strongly supports the addition of an ethnic studies curriculum in California high schools. However, we have a number of