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Fwd: Introducing our 2015 priority bills

From: domainremoved <Aram>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:30:22 -0700

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> From: Alliance for Boys and Men of Color <boysandmenofcolor_at_(domainremoved)
> To: lsa1o <lsa1o_at_(domainremoved)
> Sent: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 10:37 am
> Subject: Introducing our 2015 priority bills
> Dear Alliance for Boys and Men of Color partners,
> As we shared late last year, the Alliance identified five core policy priorities for 2015, and has now identified bills that will advance these priorities.
> We need your help to turn these bills into law! Please click on the bill titles below and follow the simple steps to send a support letter for each bill:
> First, the Alliance is in strong support of:
> AB 80 (Campos) Interagency Task Force on the Status of BMOC - Aligns the efforts of state government agencies to improve outcomes for California's boys and young men of color.
> Priority 1: Ensuring police reform and accountability
> AB 953 (Weber) Law enforcement: racial profiling - Increases law enforcement transparency and accountability to communities by training police on racial/identity profiling and implicit bias.
> AB 619 (Weber) Death in law enforcement custody - Requires law enforcement to provide a comprehensive report to the Attorney General when a person dies while in custody.
> AB 1118 (Bonta) Police officer standards and training: procedural justice - Increases law enforcement transparency and accountability to communities by training police on procedural justice.
> AB 256 (Jones-Sawyer) Electronic evidence - Ensures that tampering of digital evidence by police officers qualifies as a felony.
> SB 411 (Lara) Right to film police - Protects Californians' right to film police officers
> Priority 2: Implementing Prop 47 equitably
> SB 527 (Liu) Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund Grant Program - Targets grant funding from Prop 47 savings to schools with evidence-based, equitable accountability plans.
> Priority 3: Promoting safe and successful schools
> SB 463 (Hancock) Safe and Supportive Schools Train the Trainer Program - Provides funding for workshops and trainings on research-based approaches to address social, emotional, and behavioral issues in schools.
> SB 322 (Leno) Charter schools - Requires charter schools to comply with suspension and expulsion laws.
> Priority 4: Establishing inclusive policies for immigrants
> SB 4 (Lara) Health care coverage: immigration status - Ensures that all Californians, regardless of immigration status, have access to affordable health coverage and care.
> Priority 5: Advancing the Local Control Funding Formula
> AB 710 (Brown) Youth on probation - Ensures school funding for students transitioning out of the juvenile justice system.
> Thank you for your support!
> The Alliance for Boys and Men of Color
> Please visit our website, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Text “bmoc” to 67076 on your SMS-enabled phone to receive mobile action alerts!
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Received on Fri Apr 24 2015 - 22:26:44 PDT

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