Legislative

Reproductive Freedom

Strengthen Reproductive Care for People in Jails (AB 732)

California law and the U.S. Constitution require jails to provide health care for incarcerated persons, which includes reproductive health care. But across the state, we’re seeing that accessing adequate reproductive... Read More

Governor Newsom Signs Groundbreaking Abortion Access Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2019 CONTACT: Alexa Garcia-Ditta alexa@conwaystrategic.com 512-861-8079 SACRAMENTO, Calif.  – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 24 (Leyva), groundbreaking... Read More

News

California Lawmakers Pass Historic Bill Abolishing Copays in Jails and Prisons

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2019 Press Contact: Daisy Vieyra, dvieyra@acluca.org, 916-824-3266 Ashley Chambers, ashley@ellabakercenter.org, 510-417-6071 Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Senate... Read More

News

California Families Celebrate as Governor Signs One of the Strongest Police Use of Force Laws in the Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2019 Media Contacts: Zakiya Scott, 704-277-8025, zakiya@wonderforgood.com Elizeth Virrueta, 626-848-1193, elizeth@youth4justice.org Daisy Vieyra, 916-824-3266,... Read More

Legislative

California’s Justice System is a Debt Trap

By: Adrienna Wong Erica Smith was making a fresh start. After being forced out of her home by domestic violence, she had spent the last three years cycling between homelessness and jail for petty offenses. But with... Read More