As the State representative for the 54th District, Representative Kamlager-Dove has proven to be an effective and powerful force in the halls of Sacramento. She has been an unapologetic voice for the justice reform bill that completely restructured how Black and Brown people are tethered to the probation dept., and she continues to hold those on probation accountable, and has made probation sentencing lengths far shorter.

She also helped passed legislation which allowed community-based organizations to respond to 911 calls when non-violent and mental issues were involved rather than police.  This visionary legislation was introduced before George Floyd was murdered and before the nation picked up the mantle of racial reckoning or the movement to defund the police.

Read the full article at LA Sentinel.