CA: Protect our state’s most vulnerable residents

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Urge your California senator to vote YES on Assembly Bill 1215.

UPDATE June 1, 2023: AB 1215 has passed the California Assembly, it now awaits a vote in the Senate. Please ask your Senator to support this important bill now! 


Pets are family. As such, people experiencing homelessness or domestic violence may not use emergency shelter services if their pets aren’t allowed to accompany them

During these challenging times, when more people are unhoused or at risk of becoming unhoused, it's even more likely that Californians will have to make the heartbreaking decision to give up their pet(s) in order to have a safe place to sleep.  

Assembly Bill 1215 will create a permanent grant program for facilities that provide shelter, food, and basic veterinary services for pets of people experiencing homelessness or escaping domestic violence.      

TAKE ACTION: Urge the California Senate to vote YES on AB 1215. 

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