Archivos del Autor: Stina Va

The C.R.I.S.E.S Act (AB 2054)

In a time of crisis, CA has the opportunity to invest in community-led interventions proven more effective in impact and cost. Across CA, community organizations have been effectively responding to emergency situations. Now more than ever, it is time we…

Vote by Mail Not Enough, California Must Also Require Minimum Number of In-person Polls for November Elections

By: Brittany Stonesifer @ACLU_NorCal and Christina Fletes @ChristinaFletes As the coronavirus continues to spread, California’s elected officials must take swift action to protect the November elections. With many social distancing measures still in effect, there will almost certainly be far…

Prevent Expansion of Facial Recognition Tech (Oppose AB 2261)

Face recognition is an inherently authoritarian technology that makes all of us less safe and less free. AB 2261 is opposed by the ACLU of California and a wide coalition of civil rights organizations because it would lead to an…

Protect Essential Workers, Expand Access to Paid Leave (AB 3216)

AB 3216 addresses the urgent need to enable California to recover from COVID-19, prevent recurring outbreaks, and move toward economic recovery by allowing workers to care for themselves and their families. What does AB 3216 do? Provides 7 days of…

GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-54-20 (APRIL 23, 2020)

On April 23, 2020, Governor Newsom issued an executive order extending DMV deadlines. Below is a summary of the key provisions and other relevant announcements from the DMV. [1] Vehicle Registration If your vehicle registration expired between March 16, 2020…