SACRAMENTO - The California Legislative Jewish Caucus announced today that Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) has been elected to serve as the Caucus Chair for the 2017-18 Legislative Session. Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) was elected as Vice-Chair. The Jewish Caucus is comprised of 15 State Legislators (8 Senators and 7 Assemblymembers), including two associate members. The Caucus advocates on issues of priority, including immigration, civil rights, anti-Semitism, Israel and campus climate.
“It is an honor to be elected by my Senate and Assembly colleagues to Chair the Jewish Caucus,” said Assemblymember Marc Levine. "The presidential election has heightened concerns about rising incidents of hate speech, anti-Semitism, racism and xenophobia. The Jewish Caucus is positioned to stand up for our universal values of inclusion."