Portfolio Category: State

Say NO to Jerry Brown’s Prison Expansion!

NOTE: Since this video was produced Brown’s plan was clarified to cost about $1 billion over three years for more prison space. That’s instead of diverting more nonviolent people out of the prison system. The California State Assembly has a chance to stop this plan, but legislative leaders aren’t saying if they will. Let’s make…



Budget Advocacy

By closely monitoring and consistently engaging with the budget process, we are able to activate our membership and the public when we detect developments that would harm our communities behind and beyond bars. We organize communities and our membership to advocate to the governor and legislature for our vision of a humane budget, one that…



CURB Member Bills

NOTE: The bill featured in this video, Assembly Bill 953: The Racial and Identity Profiling Act of 2015, was successfully passed and is officially California law. Bills Sponsored and/or Supported by Our Members SB 443 (Mitchell) – Asset Forfeiture. This bill will prohibit local law enforcement officers from profiting off the seizure of someone’s money…



SB 966 (The RISE Act)

CURB is proud to co-sponsor SB 966 – the Repeal Ineffective Sentencing Enhancement Act –  to reduce incarceration and free up funds to invest in communities. SB 966 (Mitchell): Repeal Ineffective Sentencing Enhancements (RISE) ACT • Fact Sheet • Letter of Support • CURB is proud to co-sponsor SB 966 – the Repeal Ineffective Sentencing Enhancement Act –  to reduce incarceration and…