Press Release

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018

Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer and Speaker Rendon presenting an Assembly Fellow with an Assembly Resolution.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Assemblymember Gabriel welcomed guests to the Assembly floor.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer and son on the Assembly floor.

Monday, July 16, 2018

(Los Angeles) - With the approval of the latest State Budget, Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D- South Los Angeles) realized his goal of establishing a Youth Reinvestment Fund. The $37.3M fund will help California children avoid the school-to-prison pipeline, and was inspired by a real-life experience Assembly Jones-Sawyer learned from one of the thousands of young men who have been caught in this debilitating system.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer, Sr. announced his $37.3 million plan for youth diversion programs to end the school to prison pipeline.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

(Sacramento) - Today, Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D – South Los Angeles) unveiled his plan to end the school to prison pipeline, by securing $37.3 million from the 2018-2019 California State Budget to establish the Youth Reinvestment Fund. This fund will help improve the outcomes of vulnerable youth populations by using trauma informed community and health-based interventions in lieu of arrest, detention and incarceration. Over $1 million of the Youth Reinvestment Fund will be allocated to Native American Tribes for youth diversion programs.