The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties works with local partners to advance public policy issues in our priority focus areas of policing, police accountability, immigrants’ rights and equity in our region. At the state level, we work with the ACLU of California Center for Advocacy and Policy as well as statewide coalitions to lobby the legislature, analyze proposed legislation, and engage grassroots supporters in the legislative process.

Filter Legislation

Strengthen Reproductive Care for People in Jails (AB 732)

California law and the U.S. Constitution require jails to provide health care for incarcerated persons, which includes reproductive health care. But across the state, we’re seeing that accessing adequate reproductive and pregnancy care in jails is often a frightening and traumatic experience.

August 16, 2020 Repro Justice

P.R.O.M.I.S.E Act (AB 1007)

The Promoting Reinvestment and Oversight Measures for Individual Success and Empowerment (P.R.O.M.I.S.E.) Act will ensure the effective investment of Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA) grant dollars, which are intended to support youth locally and limit involvement in the justice syste

August 10, 2020 Police Practices

Kenneth Ross Jr. Decertification Act (SB 731)

Addressing police violence requires re-examining the role of police in our society and re-imagining how to advance public safety by investing in resources for economic development, affordable housing, mental health treatment and crisis that does not involve law enforcement.

June 30, 2020 Police Practices