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Call to Action: Black Lives Matter

Here are some things that you can do to try to affect change.

* Sign the Black Lives Matter petition to Defund the Police

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Support the People’s Budget LA. https://peoplesbudgetla.com/ (or the equivalent for your city—the goal is to reduce the budget allocated to cops)

*Contact your representative to support the Resolution to
Condemn Police Brutality (Pressly, Omar, Bass, and Lee) https://pressley.house.gov/…/A%20Resolution%20Condemning%20…

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and the Ending Qualified Immunity Act (Amash)

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Contact your Rep: https://www.house.gov/representati…/find-your-representative

*Your local Indivisible Chapter will be a great resource to help you do all of these things.

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*And if you are in CA, you can also ask your state rep to support these specific pieces of legislation that aim at criminal justice reform, a key piece of creating a more just and equal society: AB 646/ACA 6 (restores voting rights to people on parole)
https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/fa…/billTextClient.xhtml…
https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/…/billStatusClient.xhtml…

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and SB 144 (repeals many criminal justice system fees).
https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/fa…/billTextClient.xhtml…

CA StateStrong Priority bills: https://www.castatestrong.org/2020-priority-bills/

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