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Sign up: Join Vera in transforming the system!

Across the United States, cities and counties are putting an end to non-public safety traffic stops. The result? Fewer car crashes, traffic injuries, and Black drivers pulled over at disproportionate rates.

These are the kind of research-driven solutions that Vera fights for every day.

Sign up today and support Vera in transforming the system with policies that make everyone—especially communities of color—safer.

Add your name: YES to civilian-led public safety departments

Albuquerque, New Mexico, is one out of a number of cities that’s recently embraced civilian-led public safety departments—and they’re working. These public safety departments respond to issues like mental health crises, substance use, homelessness, and interpersonal disputes—which many cities have historically relied on police to respond to.

These are the kinds of alternatives to the overreliance on brutal policing that Vera fights for every day.

Add your name if you agree that MORE cities and counties should establish public safety departments as an alternative to policing.

Sign the petition: Build more affordable housing

Ask California’s elected leaders to pass pro-housing legislation – make California more affordable for everyone.


California’s housing shortage -- and the affordability crisis it has caused -- is the result of decades of deliberate policies to limit the supply of housing. We can reverse these policies and end the affordability crisis by changing our housing laws at the state and local level to enable more home building.

California YIMBY was founded to do just that. Our state legislature has a chance this year to take up the call and pass important legislation to tackle the housing shortage and affordability crisis. We’re inviting you to help make it happen.  

When we say “yes” to more homes in our communities, we help end our housing shortage and affordability crisis – and make California more affordable and equitable for everyone.

Add your name: Tell California’s leaders to make it easier to build new housing and help people afford to live in the Golden State!