AMP: Grassroots²

Richmond, CA

Campaign for Citizenship

Vision: CCISCO is committed to building civic engagement and increasing public participation by those most affected by injustice in Contra Costa County. CCISCO is a multi-racial, multi-generational, interfaith federation of 20 member institutions representing 38,000 families across the region.

Impact: Some key victories include: Shifting more than $5 million in alternatives to incarceration and housing, employment and services; Played a key role in helping to pass the “California Homeowner Bill of Rights”; Organized more than 80 night walks and engaged over 2,000 participants in taking concrete actions to reduce gun violence.