Category Archives: SB 6406

States that ban discrimination

California  Proposition 209 (also known as the California Civil Rights Initiative or CCRI), passed by California voters in November 1996, amended the California Constitution to prohibits the state, local governments, districts, public universities, colleges, and schools, and other government instrumentalities from discriminating against or giving preferential treatment to any individual or group in public employment, public education, or public… Read More »

People are against SB 6406

Came across a piece of old news today Lawmakers consider repealing state ban on affirmative action . I like to read people’s comments to gauge people’s opinions on news topics. And sure enough, among the 60 comments, I’d say more than 95% were AGAINST SB 6406. Below are some examples taken from the site. “racism is… Read More »

Let’s build a hashtag campaign

Are you on twitter? Let’s start the movement, build a hashtag campaign. #noSB6406, to spread the awareness of SB 6406. The more people hear about it, the more people talk about it, the better. I believe most people are on our side. I have been reading comments on Seattle Times. Although the newspaper has been… Read More »

Why Seattle Times is so afraid to report on SB 6406?

Despite the past weekend was Chinese New Year, many Chinese parents still attended various Town Hall meetings across Seattle area to express their concerns about SB 6406 and the two other bills. A  reporter and photographer from the Seattle Times were in attendance at the 41st LD Town Hall on Feb. 17, 2018. Given the… Read More »