Black Arrests Statistic

Across Contra Costa County, Black adults were more than 3 times more likely to be arrested than adults from any other racial/ethnic group, and Black youth were more than 7 times more likely to be arrested than youth from any other racial/ethnic group. *

Child Poverty

About one in five of all children ages 5 and younger in California live in poverty, and nearly half of California’s children live in households that are at or near the poverty level. *

Contra Costa Cares

Multi-Faith ACTION Coalition advocates for healthcare for all, including support of Contra Costa Cares for the remaining uninsured in our communities.

prop 1 & 2

Multi-Faith ACTION Coalition supported Prop 1 & 2 to increase affordable housing in California.

prevented cuts to SNAP

Multi-Faith ACTION Coalition prevented any cuts to SNAP in the 2018 Federal Farm Bill.

SSI recipients

Multi-Faith ACTION Coalition won approval for SSI recipients to qualify for CalFresh nutrition assistance, beginning in summer 2019.

fight child poverty

Multi-Faith ACTION Coalition worked to increase CalWORKs grants to fight childhood deep poverty by ensuring no family lives below 50% of the poverty line.