Local Advocacy

Proposition G: Living Wage for Educators Act

Thanks to your support, Propositions C + G passed!

Second District PTA took a SUPPORT position on these two ballot initiatives

What you did: 

  • Attended the Prop G Campaign Kickoff and other campaign events
  • Identified a contact at your school
  • Supported Prop G at your PTA and PTSA meetings
  • Sent emails and handed out flyers with info about Prop G
  • Directed your members to the Campaign website for more information
  • Shared information on social media and your own websites
  • Texted voters to remind them to vote
For guidance on local advocacy, visit http://www.capta.org/sections/advocacy/local-advocacy.cfm.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: When the District PTA takes a support position on ballot measures, all PTA units are now permitted to actively support the measure as an organization. If you present information about the measure to your PTA members at a school site, by law the information must be factual in nature, without intent to influence. However, if you present to members off school district property, including through PTA-run listservs, websites, or on the public sidewalk, you may use language that is more persuasive in nature. 

For guidance on local advocacy, visit http://www.capta.org/sections/advocacy/local-advocacy.cfm.

Some of our most recent local SUPPORT positions have been on:

  • Prop A, the school bond measure in 2016
  • Prop E, the sugary beverage tax in 2014 and 2016
  • Prop C, the Children and Youth Fund measure in 2014
  • Prop B, the parks bond measure in 2012
  • Prop A, the school bond measure in 2011
  • Prop A, the school safety mello roos tax in 2010
  • Prop A, the Quality Teacher and Education Act parcel tax in 2008

The Second District PTA has also been active on legislation that doesn’t go to voters, based on position statements, legislative planks, and resolutions existing at the State PTA level. These topics include school safety, transportation, school lunches, anti-bullying campaigns, parent involvement, and many more.

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