Archive for July, 2012

CURB is Hiring a Statewide Field Organizer!

July 23, 2012

Californians United for a Responsible Budget Statewide Field Organizer Job Description Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) is seeking a highly organized, passionate person to serve as its Statewide Field Organizer. This position will help build  grassroots power in California in order to stop prison and jail expansion and reduce the number of people [...]

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CDCR Registers Last Minute Opposition to Expanding Media Access to State Prisons

July 23, 2012

For Immediate Release – 7/23/12 Press Contacts: Emily Harris, Californians United for a Responsible Budget 510-435-1176 SACRAMENTO: The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is formally opposing AB 1270 (Ammiano), legislation that would increase transparency and media access to California’s notorious state prison system, citing cost as their main concern. “We do not share CDCR’s [...]

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Community Organizations Fight to be Heard on L.A. Realignment & Jail Expansion Plans

July 16, 2012

For Immediate Release: July 16, 2012 Press Contacts: Mary Sutton, Californians United for a Responsible Budget, 310-709-8602 Kim McGill, Youth Justice Coalition, 323-327-1259 What: Press Conference and Rally When: Tuesday, July 17th at 10am Where: Steps of the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration – LA Board of Supervisors, 500 W. Temple Street btw. Hill and Grand Los Angeles [...]

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Community Organizations Fight to be Heard in LA Jail Expansion Debate

July 12, 2012

Media Alert – 7/12/12 Press Contact: Mary Sutton, 310-709-8602 Los Angeles – In a letter sent this morning to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, local community groups pushed to have their demands on realignment and their opposition to the counties proposed jail expansion plans discussed at next Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Residents [...]

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