Resources

Alliance for Safety and Justice

Check out our partner Alliance for Safety and Justice a national organization that aims to win new safety priorities in states across the country.

Understanding County Budgeting After Proposition 47

Our latest toolkit, created in partnership with the California Budget and Policy Center, is designed to help local advocates understand local budgeting processes and take advantage of this opportunity to improve local investment priorities.

How to Organize a Record Change Clinic

In California, there are more than 4,000 legal restrictions on people with felony convictions, restrictions that prevent employment, housing, and more. Proposition 47 gives hundreds of thousands of Californians a chance at stability and dignity.

Victims of Crime Act and the Need for Advocacy

Too often, crime survivors, especially repeat victims of crime, lack access to basic supports to address trauma and get help with recovery. There is a new opportunity to increase funding for programs that serve the people and communities most harmed by violence and crime and least helped.

Pretrial Progress – and Opportunities – in California

A survey of California counties reveals the extent (and growth) of pretrial services in the state as local officials work to better manage their jail populations, along with a legal brief explaining how such services work within California law.

Policing Innovations

A project of the Local Safety Solutions Project, Policing Innovations works with police departments across the state to promote new approaches to increase community safety. This site will feature profiles of successful and innovative strategies from police departments from across California, perspectives from local law enforcement leaders, and resources.