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Posted by on September 28, 2014 at 7:24 pm

  Dear Supporter, Jails are ruining the health and well being of our communities! The LA Chief Executive office says that the environmental review process will take place, but there are signs that old background documents are being used and reason for concern that the process may not include very important health hazards known to […]

Environmental Hazards at Proposed Women’s Jail Site!

Posted by on September 23, 2014 at 6:22 pm

Dear Supporter, Jails are ruining the health and well being of our communities! Last week, some of the Los Angeles No More Jails group attended the Initial Environmental Impact meeting and today some of us are at the Board of Supervisors to make sure they follow this process. We were alarmed to hear last week […]

Community Members Raise Environmental Impact Concerns of Controversial Los Angeles Women’s Jail Build

Posted by on September 17, 2014 at 7:42 pm

For Immediate Release – Sept 17, 2014   MEDIA CONTACT: Diana Zuñiga, Californians United for a Responsible Budget diana@curbprisonspending.org or 213-864-8931What: Public Environmental Impact Report and Scoping MeetingWhen: Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:00 PMWhere: American Heroes Park – Community Room, 701 W. Kettering Ave., Lancaster.Who: Advocates, community leaders, and concerned citizens will be there for public comment. CURB’s Letter RE Initial Environmental […]

Thank You from #NoMoreJails

Posted by on September 4, 2014 at 7:32 pm

Dear Supporter, My name is Christina and I have been working with Los Angeles No More Jails (LANMJ) as a member of Critical Resistance LA for the past few months.  I am now taking the CURB Media Internship to help our Los Angeles crew persuade more Angelenos to stand up and speak out against jail […]

10,000 new jail beds in Riverside?

Posted by on August 12, 2014 at 8:33 pm

Dear Supporter, Did you know that Riverside County currently operates five jails: Blythe Jail, Indio Jail, Robert Presley Detention Center, Smith Correctional Facility, and the Southwest County Jail – in addition Riverside is scheming to build another 10,000 new jail beds in the next 12 years.   Bring attention to this waste of human and financial resources, join […]

Have you ever seen a line this long?

Posted by on August 8, 2014 at 7:36 pm

Dear Supporter, On Tuesday over 250 people showed up to the Board of Supervisors! RSVP for August 16th! #nomorejails This week you were among hundreds of Angelenos who took action to demand a Civilian Review Board, no more jails and push for community based solutions.  Diana, thank you for raising your voice! The Board rejected […]

$4 billion that will make you want to fight.

Posted by on July 29, 2014 at 12:14 am

  Dear Supporter: Each day CURB receives calls from the loved ones of people inside.  Last month a mother called to ask how SB 260 – new legislation allowing juveniles convicted as adults to apply for resentencing – would impact her son.  She sounded scared but hopeful.  Most of all, she was determined to assist […]

Budget Battle: Last Chance to Stop New Jail Money!

Posted by on June 12, 2014 at 7:46 pm

Dear Supporter, The final debate on the corrections budget is heating up!  They STILL have not made a final decision on the jail funding. The Sacramento Bee covered the story saying:  “But it’s far from certain that Democratic lawmakers get all they want in this week’s budget negotiations. Gov. Jerry Brown and county sheriffs, for example, […]

URGENT: Let’s Stop this Jail Money!

Posted by on June 5, 2014 at 7:24 pm

Legislature: Stop Brown from Building More Jails?      #cabudget Dear Supporter, There are a number of criminal justice proposals, including the $500 million to build jails, that are being debated over right now as the Legislature finalizes their version of the budget. Tell the legislature, that they must stop Gov. Brown from building more […]

Budget Battle: May 14th Statewide Day of Action

Posted by on May 9, 2014 at 8:15 pm

Dear Supporter, Thanks to all of our pressure the jail construction debate is heating up in Sacramento! In yesterday’s hearing Senator Hancock said “we did not want to replicate our prison system jail by jail.” The Senate opposed Governor Brown’s budget proposal to grant an additional $500 million to expand jails and instead voted to […]