Cal-in-Sacramento student in Capitol Weekly

We are so proud of Alex Matthews, a Cal-in-Sacramento Fellow, who has had five articles published in Capitol Weekly so far. Check out the articles below. We look forward to reading her pieces produced during the remainder of the internship.

Bill to restore PRA sent to Brown’s desk

California Judiciary Struggles for Dollars

Environmentalists take close look at Brown

Brown, lawmakers cut deal on Prop. 39 funds

Showdown between state, counties over health-care budget funding


Local Government Fellow Starts Internship

Tyler Hill

Tyler Hill

Tyler Hill began her internship in LA Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas‘ office on Monday.  Hill, who graduated this past spring with a degree in Gender & Women’s Studies, will work for eight weeks in the office and hopes to learn more about the issues surrounding public safety and education within the city’s second district. Read more about her fellowship goals on our website.

Washington Fellows Reflect on Their Semesters in D.C.

Our spring 2013 Washington Fellows are back from the Capital. Read about their experiences below:

Alana Baum

Major: Peace and Conflict Studies and History
Placement: OtherWords with the Institute for Policy Studies
“I want to start off by thanking the Matsui Center for making my UCDC experience possible.  The semester I spent in Washington, D.C. was unforgettable; I went to President Obama’s second inauguration, was privileged to hear two… read more.

Austin Bergstrom
Major: History
Placement: National Archives, Boeing Student Learning Center
“Since I started Cal and decided to major in history I knew I wanted to spend my last semester in Washington D.C. Thanks to the generous support of the Matsui Center, which has been an invaluable part of my undergraduate experience, I was…read more.