Take Action! Support SB 54 to prevent avoidable deportations in California

SB 54, the California Values Act, was introduced on Dec 5, 2016 and formally announced on Dec 7, 2016 by Senate President Pro Tempore de Leon. This important bill aims to get state and local law enforcement out of the deportation business. Now more than ever, we need our state to take bold actions to protect all in our community against the Deportation Machine.  SB 54 passed on the Assembly floor on Sep 15 with a 51-to-26 vote. Concurrence vote took place in the Senate on Sep 16 with a 27-to-11 vote.  The bill is ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

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(new: Sep 16, 2017):  PLEASE CALL Governor Jerry Brown to ask him to sign SB 54, the California Values Act, into law. 

Governor Jerry Brown: (916) 445-2841


Sample script: 

"Hello, my name is ___________ and I would like to ask Governor Brown to sign the California Values Act, SB 54, into law.  The bill will protect the safety and well-being of all Californians by ensuring that state and local resources are not used to fuel mass deportations, separate families, and ultimately hurt California’s economy.   The bill will ensure that California schools, health facilities, public libraries, and courthouses will remain safe and accessible to all California residents, regardless of immigration status.  Thank you."