TOMORROW: Governor Newsom, Attorney General Bonta and Secretary of State Weber to Speak at Inaugural Convening of California’s Task Force to Study Reparations for African Americans

SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom will provide pre-recorded opening remarks tomorrow at the virtual inaugural convening of California’s Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans.

Created as a result of AB 3121, the Task Force is a first-in-the-nation effort by a state government to take an expansive look at the institution of slavery and its present-day effects on the lives of Black Americans.

WHO: Governor Gavin Newsom; Attorney General Rob Bonta; and Secretary of State Shirley Weber.

WHEN: June 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. PDT

RSVP: Media and members of the public interested in watching the livestream are encouraged to RSVP to Information regarding the meeting agenda and how to watch is available here.

More information about the Task Force is available on the Attorney General’s website here: