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GENup Statement on SB866

August 31, 2022

GENup Collective for Student Voice Kickoff Event

August 6, 2022

GENup SB866 Week of Action

August 8-12, 2022
Join GENup throughout the Week of Action to make advocate for SB866 and make our voices heard!
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GENup Statement on the Overruling of  Roe v. Wade

June 26, 2022

2022-2023 Policy Slate Unveiling 

On March 16th, 2022, GENup hosted a policy slate unveiling where we announced the five bills that were written by GENup and introduced to the legislature for this 2022-2023 cycle! We are so honored that California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley Weber, Chair of the Senate Education Committee Senator Connie Leyva, longest-serving President of the California State Board of Education Dr. Mike Kirst, and over thirteen current State Assembly Members and Senators were able to speak at our event. 

GENup Year in Review

As we look forward into 2022, we hope that you will continue to join us in fighting for lasting change that improves the education system in California and nationwide. We are so proud of what we have built thus far, but we still have a long way to go. Onwards to a new year: the same priorities, but with a new vision, and a rejuvenated youth-led movement ready to change our nation’s diverse education system for the better.

Policy Celebration 🎉 

This year, 19 bills on our policy slate were SIGNED INTO LAW! State Superintendent Tony Thurmond, civil rights icon Dr. Karen Korematsu, and Assemblymember Jose Medina joined us at our virtual banquet to celebrate these accomplishments. Check out our celebration and speakers below!

National Voter Registration Day

September 28, 2021 was National Voter Registration Day — Take one minute to register to vote at, check your registration status, and share this video featuring Secretary of State Dr. Shirley Weber and GENup!

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