Archive for June, 2011

Report Back: Communities Rising!

June 23, 2011

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Communities Rising: Solutions to End the War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration!

June 13, 2011

California Needs a Budget For Humanity! Click Here to read CURB’s Budget For Humanity! This report outlines our solutions and demands for solving California’s prison and budget crisis. Want More? Click Here to check out CURB’s website for updates and more information on our campaign for the Budget For Humanity! Critical Resistance and Californians United [...]

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Open Letter to Gov. Brown & Sec. Cate re Plata/Coleman & Realignment

June 8, 2011

June 3rd, 2011 The Hon. Jerry Brown, Governor State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA 9581411 Fax: (916) 558-3160 The Hon. Matthew Cate, Secretary of CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation 1515 S Street, Room 113S Sacramento, CA 95811 Fax: (916) 442-2637 Via facsimile and email PDF. Dear Governor Brown and Secretary Cate, We are encouraged [...]

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Viewpoints: Prison edict backlash reveals race bias

June 6, 2011

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/05/3675866/prison-edict-backlash-reveals.html Special to The Sacramento Bee Published Sunday, Jun. 05, 2011 The fearmongering responses to the U.S. Supreme Court declaring California’s prison system “cruel and unusual” in violation of the Eighth Amendment were predictable. The court ordered the population thinned so medical services can be effectively delivered to the state’s wards, a necessity given the [...]

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Take Action! Support AB 568 – Limiting the use of shackles on pregnant prisoners

June 2, 2011

We are almost to the Governor’s desk! Thank you to all of you who have already written letters of support for this bill. We still need your help as we are getting closer to improving conditions for pregnant prisoners in California! AB 568, which will ban the use of shackles on most pregnant women, will [...]

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