Poverty

San Francisco, CA. Cited in Plain Sight: How California Polices Being Black, Brown and Unhoused in Public!

The release of our new report revealed thousands of non-traffic infractions are disproportionately enforced on Black, Latinx and unhoused Californians each year, primarily for behavior that amounts to simply existing in public: sitting, sleeping, and loitering (standing). Here are resources…

I’M BIG……I’M BAD……..I’M A BID!!

Patrolling and controlling our public spaces— sidewalks, streets and parks— Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are privatizing our downtowns and main thoroughfares. Our public spaces are becoming corridors and shopping centers that are welcoming consumers with open arms and excluding everyone…