Press Release

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

(Marin County) - Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) is convinced that the alternative to mass incarceration can be found in trauma-informed care for at-risk youth. To implement that idea the Assemblymember secured funding in the State Budget for Youth Reinvestment Grants. Those grants are being used to create diversion programs to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

(Sacramento – March 13, 2019,)  - Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Chair of the Assembly Public Safety Committee issued the following statement on Governor Newsom’s announcement on the death penalty:

“During my entire time in the California Legislature, I have been committed to insuring that our corrections system is both operating in the interest of justice and is an efficient use of taxpayer dollars. I welcome today’s announcement by Governor Newsom, as the death penalty has been a proven failure on both accounts.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Monday, March 4, 2019

Erma Jean Hall-Wood has been politically active since realizing the power of fighting for justice on behalf of the ninety-nine percent.  Her activism has taken her all across America including to Nevada, Ohio, New Mexico, Wisconsin, Texas and Alabama just to name a few.  One of her best highlights was participating in the campaign to flip New Mexico from red to blue in 2008 while working to elect President Obama.

Monday, March 4, 2019

(Sacramento – March 4, 2019,)  - Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Chair of the Assembly Public Safety Committee issued the following statement: