Press Release

Monday, July 20, 2020

KANSEN CHU’S UPDATED STATEMENT REGARDING WORLD JOURNAL ARTICLE: Correction Article by the News Outlet Published Today (Updated on 7/20/2020. Originally posted on 6/16/2020)

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Dear Parents,
 
This year has brought on a lot of challenges, especially for schools, students, and parents. As many schools are discussing and planning for a safe reopening, I understand that parents want to ensure the health and safety of their children. I’ve been hearing concerns from parents about schools’ plans for reopening and that there are some confusion surrounding policies for distance learning. Therefore, I want to provide some clarification.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Monday, June 15, 2020

As a lifetime member of the NAACP, an immigrant, and a strong and consistent supporter of communities of color, I fully acknowledge and understand the systemic racism that people of color face then and now. Recently, there was an English translated document of an article in the World Journal, which was originally written in Chinese, suggesting that I made racist comments related to ACA 5. The article was written with the reporter’s opinion and not direct quotes from me.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Governor’s Executive Order will benefit workers in grocery stores and fast food chains, and delivery drivers

Order will give two weeks of supplemental paid sick leave to certain food sector workers if they are subject to a quarantine or isolation order or medical directive

Order also calls for increased hand-washing measures at food facilities to increase consumer protection

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Governor announces new initiative to expand call center hours at the Employment Development Department to better assist Californians with unemployment insurance applications

EDD will also implement a one-stop shop for those applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, including the self-employed and independent contractors

Governor announces $75 million in statewide Disaster Relief Assistance funding to provide financial support for immigrant workers affected by COVID-19