Failed at Ballot Box

Proposition 16 – Return of Racial Equity in Policy-Making

This initiative would have ended California’s ban on affirmative action, which would have made race-conscious housing justice remedies more feasible. It failed at the November 2020 election with 42.77% of voters approving and 57.23% of voters opposing.

Proposition 15

Proposition 15 (2020), or the Schools and Communities First Act, would have closed a corporate tax loophole that allows large corporations to avoid paying property taxes at current rates on properties they own. This measure would have reclaimed $11 billion…