Californians with convictions face over 4,800 laws that impose harmful collateral consequences long after successful completion of a sentence, most of which have no foundation in public safety and serve no purpose other than to make it harder for people to rebuild their lives.
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5 Takeaways From California Gov. Jerry Brown’s Last Bill Signing Session“Governor Brown’s leadership on justice reform has brought much needed balance to the state’s approach to public safety.” – Lenore Anderson Read More
Nipsey Hussle and Ty Dolla $ign Headline Free #TimeDone Campaign Bringing Awareness to the Past Convictions CrisisThe smooth rhythms of L.A. natives rapper Nipsey Hussle, award-winning artist Ty Dolla $ign, and R&B Bay-area artist Goapele filled the speakers at the Greek Theatre on Sunday evening, Oct. 22 for the #TimeDone campaign’s free concert. The concert... Read More
If California wants real criminal justice reform, this is the next stepGov. Jerry Brown, who just signed his final bills into law, leaves a remarkable legacy on criminal justice. Read More
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