Sade is committed to issues of equity, access, and solidarity to transform Los Angeles’ underserved communities.


As Community Organizer, Sade Elhawary…

  • Got her bill, the CRISES Act (AB 118), signed into law.

    It ​​provides for trained, community-led teams to respond to non-violent 911 calls – instead of police – making communities safer and saving lives.

  • Coauthored AB 1400 – Guaranteed Health Care for All

    Provide quality, affordable, single-payer health care to every Californian.

  • Worked to establish the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

    …to help small businesses stay afloat.

  • Steered much-needed investment dollars from California’s budget surplus directly to the communities in her district.

  • Worked to establish an emergency shelter and transitional housing project in Culver City.

  • Reduced prison sentences for survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking.

  • A Green New Deal and immediate climate action

  • Authored the California Abolition Act to end slavery and involuntary servitude.

  • Introduced the Street Medicine Act, to get medical teams and medicine to the street

    …to shelters, and to transitional housing for people experiencing homelessness.

  • Amended the California State Penal Code (AB 127) to hold police accountable

    and eliminate barriers in prosecuting acts of crime by members of law enforcement.

  • Coauthored legislation (AB 5) that protects health insurance for freelancers and independent contractors.