Picture yourself in history class. You’re taking a test after studying for months, and suddenly you feel that you have started your period. You raise your hand and ask your teacher to go to the …
Kevin Baker, Legislative Director of the ACLU of California’s Center for Advocacy and Policy, issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s nomination of Assemblymember Rob Bonta to Attorney General:
Today, Senator Steven Bradford introduced Senate Bill 586 which will end the assessment and collection of administrative fees imposed against people in the criminal legal system.
Today, the ACLU of California, joined by members of the Community Vaccine Advisory Committee (CVAC) and numerous other equity, health access, and community organizations called on Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to immediately direct that people in congregate living environments be prioritized for vaccine access and release a clear plan to vaccinate these populations.
ACLU California Action today released its annual Legislative Scorecard, providing a comprehensive rating of state lawmakers based on their votes during the 2019-2020 session across a range of civil rights and civil liberties issues.