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“Education plays the imperative role of restoring strength
in our state's economy and is the best investment we can
make in an environment where the most valuable
skill set is knowledge.”

State Senator Ricardo Lara,
33rd Senate District
Chairman CA Latino Legislative Caucus

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Happy Birthday Cesar Chavez

The CLCI remembers your leadership
and salutes your commitment
to improve the lives for all people
- Si Se Puede!

Cesar Estrada Chavez
DOB: March 31, 1927
Place of Birth: Yuma, Arizona
Passed April 23, 1993
Cesar Chavez dedicated his life to improving treatment,
pay and working conditions for farm workers.

View Cesar Chavez Biography

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“Our families need jobs—good jobs.

We need to bring business back to California
to give our families an opportunity
to care for themselves.”

Assemblymember Luis Alejo,
30th Assembly District
Vice-Chair of CA Latino Legislative Caucus

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“As policy makers, we must work together to
ensure that manufacturing and green collar
jobs are staying here in order to grow
our middle class and help all Californians
achieve the American dream.”

Assemblymember Nora Campos
27th Assembly District

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“Our cultural diversity is our strength.
Within our rich tapestry of humanity we
have the tools among us to ensure that every child,
no matter who they are or where they come from
a real opportunity to succeed.
That's the real American dream.”

Senator Kevin de Leon
22nd Senate District

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“Education crime...those are not red or blue issues,
those are people issues and those are
the issues that I care about.”

State Senator Norma Torres
32nd Senate District

MISSION & STRATEGIC GOALS

The Institutes Mission is Leadership Development, Training and Education.

The Institute was created to fill a pressing need in our society for enlightened leadership and positive social transformation. As a public policy change agent, the Institute supports innovative leadership programs to enhance the quality of life for Californians.  learn more…

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Madrinas Padrinos 

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MARVIN PINEDA SWORN IN CA STATE BAR

Polanco Fellow Alumni class 2004, Marvin Pineda, Legislative Director Assembly Member Rudy Salas (PF Alumni 2004), is sworn in May 8, 2014 to the CA State Bar by California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye.

(L-R) Marvin is married to Evelyn and the proud papa to daughters. Sofia 2 and Mileh 4. CONGRATULATIONS MARVIN a CLCI PF Alumni CA Leader and rising star!

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