Welcome ~ A Note from Your Chapter Leaders

Welcome to the California Chapter of Media Literacy Now. Recently, California has become a hotbed for media literacy legislation, and we want you to be involved. Please see our action steps listed below, or feel free to contact one or both of us directly (our emails are below).

~Brooklyn Levine & Lisa Levine, Co-Presidents, California Chapter

Current Activity

March 2018: Media Literacy bill, SB 947, authored by Sen. Hannah Beth Jackson and based on Media Literacy Now’s model bill, will be reviewed at a public hearing by the California Committee on Education on March 14, 2018 at 9 a.m. at the Capitol.

Next Steps

  • STEP 1: Attend the public hearing this Wednesday.

    • When: This Wednesday, March 14, at 9 a.m.
    • Where: John L. Burton Hearing Room (Room 4203) at the State Capitol,
      Sacramento, CA  95814 (phone number is 916.651.4105).
  • STEP 2: Send testimony.

    Let the California Education Committee know you support media literacy education.

    • Submit testimony to the members of the Education Committee here or directly to the bill’s author, Sen. Jackson.
    • Review a sample testimony below.

Sample Testimony in Support of a Media Literacy Bill