Relief 2 Recovery Campaign
November 8, 2014 will mark the one year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan (Typhoon Yolanda) hitting the Philippines. Learn more about relief efforts in the Philippines and the Temporary Protected Status Campaign
AB60, Drivers License Resources
Prepare Yourself for the Driver’s License
Come January 1st, 2015, DMVs across California will be taking applications and appointments to issue licenses under new California State Law. To prepare yourself begin gathering the required documents as of now and begin studying the drivers manual, road signs and other necessary information.
–Road Sign Study Guide (ENG)
The following steps will get you ready to take your written and behind-the-wheel drivers license test. Be prepared to take a vision test and to provide necessary documentation outlined in the propsed documents list. If you language assistance, including ASL and verbal dictation of questions, the DMV has resources to facilitate your drivers license test
The CA Drive Website includes many more resources on AB60 in Spanish and English.
TRUST Act Information & Resources
In effect since January 1st, 2014, the California Trust Act strictly limits the ability of police and jails in California to hold immigrants based on voluntary requests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
- The Trust Act (Legal Text)
- How Does the Trust Act Work? (Flowchart)
- How does the Trust Act apply to Juveniles?
- Eligible Offenses Under Trust Act (Excel Document)
- Know Your County Policy
Resources for Community
- Know Your Rights (Palmcards, ENG)
- Powerpoint for Community Presentations
- Suggested Agenda for Sheriffs Meetings
Online Voter Registration
Many tools related to voter registration including information for community organizers and advocates, other electoral information, and histories on API Voting are available on the Your Vote Matters! Masterlist.
Register to Vote!
- Don’t remember if you’re registered to vote? Check Here?
- You Must Register No Later Than October 20th(California Secretary of State)
- Voter Hotlines in Languages Other Than English
Become a Volunteer
Other Helpful Links
-Department of Labor (http://www.dol.gov/whd/)
-Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (www.eeoc.gov)
-Department of Fair Employment and Housing (www.dfeh.ca.gov)
-National Labor Relations Board (www.nlrb.gov)
-U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (www.uscis.gov)
-Small claims court (www.lasuperiorcourt.org)
-Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (www.dir.ca.gov/DLSE)