An Open Letter to Governor Brown: Repeal Maximum Family Grants Immediately

Dear Governor Jerry Brown, California has the opportunity to remove one of the state’s most discriminatory laws. The Greenlining Institute strongly urges you to support Senate Bill 23 (Mitchell), which seeks to repeal the Maximum Family Grant, or “family cap”…
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Ending the Lifetime Ban on Public Assistance Will Help Set California on the Right Track

Here’s a quick question: When an inmate has completed his or her sentence and is released from prison, which would you rather they do? a)      Get training and a job, becoming part of the legal economy, or b)      Return to…
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