March 6, 2008
California's Diversity Legislation Is Misguided
The California State Assembly recently passed a bill that would require foundations with assets of more than $250-million to collect and disclose data on the race and gender of their board and staff members, as well as the race, gender, and sexual orientation of the boards and staffs of their grantees and the communities they serve. The bill is now pending in the State Senate.
Joe Coto, author of the legislation known as AB 624, says that his ultimate goal is to "ensure that