Archive for April, 2011

ACTION ALERT: Will You Tell Gov Brown to Cut Drug War Waste in California Prisons?

April 29, 2011

Please join us in asking Governor Brown to cut drug war waste in California prisons by reducing the penalty for possession of a small amount of drugs from a felony to a misdemeanor. Over 9,000 people are currently locked up in state prison and thousands more in county jails for these offenses at a cost [...]

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Budget Cuts Imperil Women – SF Event 4/28

April 26, 2011

Radical Women Meeting Budget Cuts Imperil Women Why Sacramento Ignores Life-Saving Alternatives Women, especially women of color, are hardest hit by the austerity measures enacted by Democratic Gov. Brown and the California Legislature in March.The cuts target the most vulnerable women and men: the poor, disabled, elderly and students. Better solutions exist, like closing corporate [...]

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From Budget Cuts to the People’s Budget – Participatory Budgeting in SF 4/26

April 26, 2011

From Budget Cuts to the People’s Budget Participatory Budgeting in SF Tuesday, April 26th, 6:30pm Centro del Pueblo Auditorium 474 Valencia St., 2nd Floor, SF Wheelchair Accessible Join the Center for Political Education, PODER, JASEcon, the San Francisco Community Land Trust, the Chinese Progressive Association, Bay Area Community Exchange, Californians United for a Responsible Budget [...]

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Call-in before Tuesday 4/26 on 3 important criminal justice bills!

April 21, 2011

On Tuesday, April 26th three bills (details below) that Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) has taken a position on will be heard in the Assembly Public Safety Committee. Our elected leaders need to hear what WE want in order to move these important criminal justice bills in the right direction!!! Please take a [...]

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