Archive for July, 2015

What would you build with $2 billion?

July 31, 2015

             Share on facebook and twitter! Dear Supporter, This week our county decision makers got into a heated debate over Civilian Oversight power. The discussion was focused on subpoena power and community representation with no final decision made. There is still a lot of room for public pressure to create a Commission with teeth. […]

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Supporter, we need you these next 2 weeks!

July 27, 2015

Dear Supporter, The county is making some really important decisions in the next two weeks and we need you to be present. After a year-long process, the Board of Supervisors will hear recommendations regarding the size, scope, mission, and powers a Civilian Oversigt Commission can have. On Tuesday, we need to pack the room! DPN […]

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Stop SF from Funding $80 million for New Jail

July 21, 2015

Dear Supporter, Last week’s strong mobilizations left a big impression on the Board of Supervisors whose votes will be crucial in stopping the proposed SF jail this Tuesday. We thank you for continuing to stand with us and now we need to go all out to stop the jail tomorrow! City Hall is voting to approve […]

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Despite building violations and harms, officials seek to steamroll controversial SF jail

July 15, 2015

Media Advisory – Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Press Contact: Mohamed Shehk – 408.910.2618 – mohamed@criticalresistance.org No New SF Jail Coalition What:     Community members to mobilize at City Hall to oppose funding for new SF jail Opponents to the controversial proposed jail project will be attending a Budget and Finance Subcommittee meeting, where committee members will vote on appropriating $24 million for […]

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Learn about the Final #CABudget and CURB Bills!

July 12, 2015

RSVP Now! By Noah Miska of Sin Barras Dear Supporter, This year marked the first time that CURB has worked on bills to reduce the prison population. Most of our efforts have focused on the state corrections budget, but this year was different and we learned a lot. We invite to learn more about the #CABudget […]

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July 10, 2015

Dear Supporter, It’s hard to even keep up with how fast San Francisco decision makers are scrambling to push through proposed new SF Jail. We can see that our pressure is working. But some factions are still pushing the jail. There are two key events next week for our fight. Will you join us in […]

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July 2, 2015

Dear Supporter, Last month, the LA No More Jails Coalition and our allies won a 45-day suspension of the $2 billion jail construction plan. Due to our grassroots organizing efforts, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion to adequately assess alternatives to jail capacity before moving forward with jail expansion projects in the county. Check out […]

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Only 7 sustainers to go!

July 1, 2015

Dear Supporter: This mid-year fundraiser is already off to an amazing start thanks to the generosity of so many of our supporters that contribute to the sustainability of our amazing coalition. Our grassroots organizing efforts are mirroring that dedication. In the past few weeks, our people power suspended the LA jail plan for 45 days, […]

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