Senator Allen Statement on Ethnic Studies

For Immediate Release:
May 29, 2020 
Contact: David Bocarsly, (310) 318-6994,


Senator Allen Statement on Ethnic Studies


Sacramento, CA -- Today, Senator Ben Allen (D - Santa Monica), Chair of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus, released the following statement:

"Like many Jewish organizations, the California Legislative Jewish Caucus has supported ethnic studies. While our Caucus and the Jewish Community had serious concerns about certain aspects of the draft model curriculum, we are hopeful that further discussions and modifications will result in a curriculum that everyone can feel good about."


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Ben Allen represents the 26th State Senate District which consists of the Hollywood, Westside, and South Bay communities of Los Angeles County.