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Finding Aid to the California Civil Rights Initiative Records, 1990-1996
BANC MSS 2005/179 c  
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Description
The California Civil Rights Initiative Records document the history of this anti-affirmative action ballot measure from the first attempt at placing it on the California ballot in 1991, through the successful campaign for the 1996 version of the initiative, Proposition 209.
Background
The California Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI) was co-authored and managed by Glynn Custred and Thomas E. Wood. They began work on the anti-affirmative action legislative initiative in 1991 and developed the campaign for CCRI from that time to 1996 when California voters approved Proposition 209. Their intention in bringing this initiative to the public was to end affirmative action gender and race quotas and preferences in state employment, contracting, and education in California.
Extent
4 cartons 5 linear feet
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.