SPAC and Public Issues

SPAC Position Statements

SPAC researches and reviews and then votes to support, sponsor or oppose legislation which may impact the Junior League mission, purpose, and projects throughout the state. SPAC is assisted in selecting project-related legislation by Sacramento Advocacy, an independent legislative consulting and lobbying firm in Sacramento. SPAC is committed to project-driven legislative advocacy and support the following position statements:

Education
That all children and young adults receive educational opportunities that are developmentally appropriate, increase achievement and lead to workplace marketability.

Family Support
To support programs and policies that promote the physical and emotional well-being of families.

Health
For better access to quality health care and prevention programs that will improve the mental and physical health of our community members.

Human Trafficking
SPAC is committed to ending human trafficking in all its forms. SPAC supports policies and programs that stop human trafficking, advocate for victims and educate the community at large.

Violence Prevention
To address the impact of violence on our community members through prevention, intervention and education.

The following Junior Leagues of California advocate for community projects and Focus areas through SPAC:

  • Bakersfield
  • Fresno
  • Long Beach
  • Los Angeles
  • Monterey
  • Napa/Sonoma
  • Oakland/East Bay
  • Orange County
  • Palo Alto – Mid Peninsula
  • Pasadena
  • San Francisco
  • San Jose
  • Santa Barbara