What You Can Do

“1) If you live in California, contact your state legislators and urge them to pass SB 881.

SB 881 would change the law so that driver’s licenses cannot be suspended simply due to a failure to pay a ticket or appear in traffic court.

“Dear Senator/Assemblyperson_______,

License suspensions due to inability to pay come at a great cost to our state’s resources, to the job market and economy, to the fair administration of justice and to people and communities across the state. These great costs demand comprehensive changes to California’s court system, starting with the passage of SB 881. California should stop using license suspensions as a debt collection tool. I urge you to stand in strong support of this important bill.”

 

2) Share our report with your networks.

Stopped, Fined, Arrested provides data to show what impacted communities have been saying for decades: discriminatory policing practices and court policies unfairly harm low-income people and communities of color. It’s time for everyone in California to start facing the facts.

 

3) Visit our social media gallery to find more images to share with your social networks!

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4) Join the movement to get California back on the road.