LEAN'S MISSION IS TO PROMOTE SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE COMMUNITIES THEY SERVE.

IN SERVICE OF THIS MISSION LEAN:

  • Provides resources to support those affected by use of force by law enforcement officers.

  • Facilitates dialogue between police and concerned community residents.

  • Advocates for policy changes that support community policing, police accountability and transparency.

- LEAN is fiscally sponsored by the ACLU Foundation of Southern California -


ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2017 - Developed report on law enforcement use-of-force in collaboration with ACLU of Southern California
  • 2015 - Helped pass California Assembly Bill 953 to require data collection on police stops to address concerns about bias and racial profiling
  • 2014 - California State Assembly recognized Theresa as part of Women of Distinction
  • 2012 - County of Orange, City of Anaheim, and City of La Habra awarded Theresa the Orange County Hispanic Woman of the Year Award