This bill is co-sponsored by Public Advocates, Western Center on Law & Poverty, and National Housing Law Project.


Bill Authors


Assemblymember Miguel Santiago is the author of AB 686. Assemblymembers Chiu, Garcia, and Gloria and Senators Wiener and Hertzberg are the bill's co-authors. These legislative leaders are joined by over 40 community-based, labor, faith, policy, and legal aid organizations that collectively represent millions of California residents.


6 Wins for Social Equity Network
Asian Law Caucus-Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ-ALC)
AFSCME California
Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE)
Bay Area Legal Aid
Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII)
California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA)
California Housing Partnership Corporation
California League of Conservation Voters
California Reinvestment Coalition
California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF)
Communities for a Better Environment
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
Community Water Center
Courage Campaign
Disability Rights California
East Bay Housing Organizations
Enterprise Community Partners
Equal Justice Society
Esperanza Community Housing Corporation
Fair Housing Advocates of Northern California
Fair Housing Council of Orange County
Greater Napa Valley Fair Housing Center
Grounded Solutions Network
Homeless Action Center
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA)
Housing Equality Law Project (HELP)
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC)
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Legal Aid Society of San Diego
Legal Services of Northern California
Little Tokyo Service Center
Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
National Housing Law Project
Non-Profit Housing Alliance of Northern California (NPHANC)
Peace and Freedom Party of California
Placer Adult Literacy Service
Project Sentinel
Public Advocates
Public Counsel
Public Interest Law Project
Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE)
Sunflower Alliance
Tenants Together
Urban Habitat
Western Center on Law & Poverty