State Government

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…
Updated and expanded – June 2016 California’s New Vagrancy Laws The Growing Enactment and Enforcement of Anti-Homeless Laws in the Golden State

Updated and expanded – June 2016 California’s New Vagrancy Laws The Growing Enactment and Enforcement of Anti-Homeless Laws in the Golden State

“In the 2015-16 California State Legislative Session, Senator Carol Liu introduced Senate Bill 876, which would have afforded people who are homeless the right to use public spaces without discrimination based on housing status and without being subject to criminal…