Governor Jerry Brown

A look at Gov. Brown’s State of the State address.

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California's Prison Emergency
Why Governor Brown's refusal to de-crowd California's prisons is a bad move, financially and morally, for California

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Governor Brown has a chance to make a real difference for California. Tell him to sign SB 535 and its partner bill AB 1532.

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On January 11, 2012, in an unprecedented action, a group of youth I've been working with at Ventura youth prison posted an online petition calling for the superintendent to fix decrepit and disgusting conditions, such as overflowing toilets, filthy showers, and floors stained with chemical agents sprayed at them.

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On January 5, 2012, Governor Brown submitted his proposed Budget for 2012-2013 to the State Legislature.  In his proposal, Brown addresses the need to invest in creating jobs and delivering public health, economic, and environmental benefits.

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Shut 'Em Down
Governor Brown has done it again. He has proposed in the state budget to close the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) once and for all. The DJJ drains much-needed funds from our schools and vital community programs that would help California thrive.

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AB6 Victory
Today marks a HUGE victory for working families in California.

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Last year, Strong Families supported The Center for Young Women's Development, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children and the ACLU of Northern California as they worked to pass a bill that would prevent pregnant women from being shackled in California's prisons.

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Courtesy of Laney College

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California is the first state in the U.S. with climate legislation.

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