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Appoint State Homelessness Secretary

The Promise:

"Appoint a State Homelessness Secretary to oversee an Interagency Council on Homelessness – because we need statewide leadership laser-focused on this problem."

Update: A promise stalled: Eight months in, Gov. Gavin Newsom has yet to hire a homelessness czar

Rapidly expand housing

The Promise:

"Lead the effort to develop 3.5 million new housing units we need by 2025."

Update: Has Gavin Newsom made progress on his pledge to boost California’s housing supply?

Launch savings accounts for kindergarteners

The Promise:

"As Governor, he will launch college savings accounts for every incoming kindergartener."

Update: Gavin Newsom promised college savings accounts for kindergarteners. He’s taken a $50 million step

Provide access to universal preschool

The Promise:

"To ensure California’s children have the skills they need to succeed in kindergarten, he will provide access to universal preschool."

Update: Newsom takes first step on promise of universal preschool in California, but has a long way to go