|Take Action to Support Justice for Survivors|
|Assembly Bill 124 (Kamlager) supports survivors of violence, including intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking, by providing trauma-informed charging, sentencing, and resentencing relief by requiring judges to give great weight to the impact of trauma on the person’s behavior.|
AB 124 is sponsored by Black Futures Lab (BFL) Public Policy Institute, California Coalition of Women Prisoners (CCWP), Free to Thrive, Human Rights Watch, National Center for Youth Law, Survived and Punished, USC School of Law Post Conviction Justice Project, and Young Women’s Freedom Center (YWFC).
TAKE ACTION in support of AB 124:If you have 5 minutes: write a Letter of Support by Thurs, April 1. Use the attached Word Document (AB 124 LOS Asm. Public Safety Template.docx) to draft your letter to Assembly Public Safety Committee and submit it via the Advocates Portal.
Email a copy of your completed letter to
firstname.lastname@example.org and Balkis.Awan@sen.ca.gov.
If you have 1 minute: provide a “Me Too” in advance of the Assembly Public Safety Hearing.Complete this Google Form by Monday, April 5 and an advocate will share your support during the hearing!
For more information, visit our website, download our fact sheet or contact Kate Walker Brown at KWalker@youthlaw.org. Updated language for the bill will be available on LegInfo shortly.