July 25, 2019, Statewide Call – The “Legislative Coup” Continues

An update on the status of the multiple bills filed to weaken Community Choice by MCE’s Legal Counsel and the head of CalCCA’s legislative committee, Shalini Swaroop.  Discussion focused on the role of grassroots organizations in building momentum to oppose these harmful bills, and the need for all segments of the Community Choice ecosystem to work closely and collaboratively.

Nov 29, 2018, Statewide Call — Introducing the “Roll Back the CPUC Attack” Campaign

In the wake of the horrific PCIA decision, community choice advocates statewide have been reviewing their options to action. Then the wildfires hit, causing further devastation and outrage. In an effort that started before the wildfires, the Alliance has prepared and circulated a proposed Action Campaign “Roll Back the CPUC Attack on Our Communities”. In this call, members voiced comments …

October 25, 2018, Statewide Call – “What Next, After the PCIA Decision?”

Alliance members were joined by former CPUC Commissioner Loretta Lynch in a discussion of the avenues left to Community Choice advocates in the wake of the CPUC’s devastating decision on the PCIA. In this decision, Commissioners opted to reject their own staff’s recommendations in favor of an Order that heavily disadvantages the customers of community choice program. Several strategies action …