SB 881 stops the automatic suspension of driver’s licenses for low-income people with minor traffic offenses who fail to appear in court or to pay initial fines that snowball into huge financial burdens.
The East Bay Community Law Clinic releases a report highlighting disparities on the road between Black and Latino communities and wealthier neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Failure to accommodate the disabled poor draws lawsuit against L.A. County Department of Public Social Services.
New census data show increases in poverty and cost of living in the Bay Area.
Civil legal aid groups assist skid row tenants seeking justice against landlord trying to drive them out of homes.
UCLA study reveals “hidden poor” effectively triple the number of impoverished Californians.
The Legislature and Governor should repeal the MFG rule in the 2015-2016 budget as a first step in combating childhood poverty.