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Art Installation at LA Board of Sups TOMORROW

Posted by on November 11, 2014 at 8:58 pm

Dear Supporter, Let’s re-imagine Los Angeles Tomorrow, the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors will hear an initial report from District Attorney Lacey regarding mental health diversion. This is a really positive step in the right direction and we need to be present to continue to urge our decision- makers to continue to take it a […]

3 More Days – RSVP Today!

Posted by on November 6, 2014 at 12:21 am

Dear Supporter,  RSVP for “A World Without Walls” Don’t forget to RSVP for our event this Saturday, November 8th from 7-9pm at LACAN, 838 E 6th St. Los Angeles, CA 90021. “A World Without Walls: Community Conversations on Carceral California” comes out of a project between Californians United for a Responsible Budget and the American Studies […]

A World Without Walls: An Event You Don’t Want to Miss

Posted by on October 27, 2014 at 9:09 pm

Dear Supporter,  RSVP for “A World Without Walls” I am so excited to let you know about a new project with Californians United for a Responsible Budget and the American Studies Association dedicated to creating dialogue between scholars and community activists. The kickoff event, “A World Without Walls: Community Conversations on Carceral California” will include leading scholars […]

You have until Oct. 6th!

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 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 […]