Monthly Archives: February 2013

  • An extraordinary 90 percent of California voters now favor letting illegal immigrants who have lived here for a number of years stay and become citizens if they have a job, learn English and pay back taxes, a new Field Poll shows. This is the most support for a plan to grant citizenship to illegal immigrants since the Field Poll began tracking it seven years ago, and comes as Congress rings with bipartisan calls for comprehensive immigration reform.

    CONTINUE READING
  • Around 200 leaders from PICO and United We Dream gathered together in Washington, D.C., last week for a bootcamp to train leaders on PICO’s Campaign for Citizenship. The purpose of the training was to equip the leaders with more tools so that they could train others to continue building up their power on the path […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Four shot in one night. Babies murdered on the streets. Police officers wounded. The news gives the grisly details of the shootings, city officials are giving news conferences and community activists are in an uproar. One might wonder: Is there anything really being done while young black and brown men are dying in Oakland and people hide in their homes hoping to get through the nights of terror? I’m here to tell you that there is hope on the way.

    CONTINUE READING
OCO and its affiliates are non-partisan and are not aligned explicitly or implicitly with any candidate or party. We do not endorse or support candidates for office.