Press Release

Thursday, May 17, 2018

(Sacramento) - Today Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr. in partnership with, Improve Your Tomorrow, Women’s March Sacramento, Youth Alive, and the Brady Campaign stood beside California’s youth who are saying “enough is enough” to gun violence.

“Our children have watched in horror as mass shootings have become common on our campuses and in our communities,” said Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer.  “Every young life lost is one too many. Young people need to be heard as they are our best future messengers.”

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer invited CA youth from across the state to hold a briefing and press conference to hear their concerns in regards to gun violence on campuses and in communities of color vs. white suburbia.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

(Sacramento) - Young people across the country are rallying together and calling for change. As gun violence continues to devastate our communities, it’s the young people and their families who are rising up and insisting that “Enough Is Enough.” Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D- South Los Angeles) is joining their movement, and invites some of the best and brightest kids of California to be part of the conversation. “I have invited people from across the state to participate, so we can hear directly from them about how to keep them safe,” says Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

(Sacramento) - As more young people are making more of an impact for social, economic and political change, Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) is working to help make their dreams come true. That’s why he’s making the unprecedented request for $100M from the State Budget to fund programs and resources to keep kids from getting trapped in the school-to-prison pipeline. “It’s time we stop locking up our children,” says Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer.

Monday, May 7, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D- South Los Angeles) is taking bold steps for young people growing up in California. He’s proposed creating a $100M Youth Reinvestment Fund. “It’s time we stop locking up our children,” says Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer. “And start investing in their future.” Watch this Assembly Access video to learn more about Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer’s proposal.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Presentation of $100 Million Budget ask for the Youth Reinvestment Fund in Budget sub 5 committee.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer held a press conference in regards to his $100 million budget ask for the Youth Reinvestment Fund.