AB 1418, a groundbreaking California law, has put an end to punitive housing policies that once allowed local governments to force evictions based on calls to law enforcement or past convictions. Campaign Zero’s efforts around this legislation ensures fair treatment for all residents, preventing discrimination and protecting family unity.
California has made a bold move to dismantle a harmful narrative often used to justify police brutality. By banning the use of “excited delirium” as a diagnosis, the state is leading the way in challenging misleading practices that obstruct justice. This law is a big win, but the journey for accountability continues.
New data on U.S. incarceration rates reveals stark disparities by race, ethnicity, and gender. Black residents are incarcerated at higher rates in every state, and more women are in jails than in prisons. It’s time to address these systemic issues.
Congresswoman Cori Bush introduces new, historic legislation that seeks to end solitary confinement in all federal correctional facilities and incentivize state, and local jurisdictions to follow suit.