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Democracy & Voting Rights

Gov. Newsom picks Oakland Assemblyman Rob Bonta as new Attorney General

“I applaud Governor Gavin Newsom for making California a model for the country in how to rectify the willful neglect of growing and youthful communities of color who are left out of key decision-making positions across our most fundamental institutions by sending the first Filipino to lead the nation’s second largest Department of Justice,” said Sonja Diaz, founding director of the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative.