Take Action

Take steps to support and encourage reform.

Find Your Local Representatives 

Advocate for 8 Can't Wait

  • Ban chokeholds and strangleholds
  • Require de-escalation (officers have to communicate with subjects, maintain distance, and defuse tense situations whenever possible)
  • Require warning before shooting
  • Exhaust all other means before shootings
  • Duty to intervene (officers must stop other officers from using excessive force, and report incidents)
  • Ban shooting at moving vehicles
  • Require a use-of-force continuum (this limits the weapons or force that can be used depending on the situation)
  • Require comprehensive reporting (every time officers use force or threaten force against someone, they have to report that)

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Civic Engagement

Vote: 2020 General Election

One of the most important ways to ensure our community's voice is heard is through the power of voting. The first step in that process is to register to vote. If it’s your first time registering, or you’re making sure your current info is up-to-date, it takes less than two minutes to complete your registration.

Learn more about who and what is on the ballot and the potential impact of propositions in our communities, by visiting this nonpartisan site.

Learn about Voter Suppression and how you can stay informed and take action against in via the ACLU.

Get Counted: 2020 Census

Every year, California schools receive $115 billion in funding for important community services like schools, health and child care and more. An accurate 2020 Census count will help make sure our schools receive the funding we need for the next 10 years! Filling out your census form is safe for you and your family! You will not be asked any questions about your citizenship status or social security number. 
 
KIPP SoCal is proud to partner with CHIRLA, the Office of Mayor Garcetti and other local leaders to support #2020Census outreach. How can you help? Volunteer here in Spanish and English to be part of the virtual phone bank team on July 23!