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Community shuts down jail construction vote, supervisors dubiously move ahead in closed session

Posted by on October 25, 2016 at 11:39 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 25, 2016 MEDIA CONTACTS: Diana Zuniga – (213) 864-8931, LA No More Jails Coalition Mark-Anthony Johnson – (818) 259-1322, LA No More Jails Coalition LOS ANGELES – Today, after years of community pressure against the $3.7 billion jail plan, a coalition of formerly incarcerated people, community organizers, students, […]

Tuesday Oct 25 | Rise Up to #StopToxicJail!

Posted by on October 20, 2016 at 7:17 pm

The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors is planning to vote on two items that will move forward the $3.7 billion jail plan in our community. On Tuesday, they plan to vote on the final Environmental Impact Report for the proposed women’s jail in Lancaster and to approve draft construction plans for the replacement to Men’s […]

YES on Prop 57: People not Prisons!

Posted by on October 18, 2016 at 7:26 pm

Dear Supporter, In just three weeks, Californians will have the opportunity to change the state’s criminal injustice system and reduce the deeply destructive impact that our enormous and expensive prisons have on more than 1110,000 people, our families and our communities. On Election Day, November 8th, vote YES on Proposition 57 to both protect California youth from […]

Join us to #Reimagine109!

Posted by on October 6, 2016 at 5:01 pm

Dear Supporter, We are very excited to invite you to the relaunch of an amazing campaign, #Reimagine109: LA’s 50% Campaign. The #Reimagine109 campaign focuses on re-directing at least 50% of LA County’s AB 109 funding to community-based programs that prioritize holistic care, dignity for all, and empowering those most impacted by the criminal justice system.  Will […]

Urgent: Stop the Toxic Jail!

Posted by on October 5, 2016 at 8:30 pm

LA No More Jails Coalition has been fighting jail expansion for the past 10 years in Los Angeles and not one cage has been built. Now, we are in the thick of the fight to stop construction of a toxic women’s jail in Lancaster. This jail will squander nearly $120 million to cage over 1,600 women as part of […]

LA Community Members denounce a budget that is environmentally, economically and socially toxic for Black and Brown communities

Posted by on September 27, 2016 at 2:24 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 26, 2016 LA Community Members denounce a budget that is environmentally, economically and socially toxic for Black and Brown communities Press Contact: Diana Zuñiga, Californians United for a Responsible Budget, or 213-864-8931 Twitter: @CURBprisons #NoMoreJails What: County Budget Teach-In and Letter Delivery Where: Grand Park, adjacent to the Board of […]

Can Stop, Will Stop: Join us to fight jail expansion!

Posted by on September 22, 2016 at 4:02 pm

Los Angeles is still in the thick of a $3.7 billion jail plan and the county budget process. The county still has the opportunity to invest in community solutions instead of incarceration. To continue the conversation and build up pressure, CURB and it’s members are organizing several events in the next three weeks for you […]

Thanks from CURB!

Posted by on September 19, 2016 at 11:46 pm

Hello Supporter, A huge thank you for making CURB’s art fundraiser, Break it Down: Art + Resistance a huge success — we couldn’t have done it without you. Our art auction is still happening. Will you place a bid today?  With over 250 people attending we celebrated the work of anti-prison organizers from across the state […]

Over 50 artists are giving to CURB – Will you join?

Posted by on August 30, 2016 at 9:02 pm

Hello Supporter, My name is Rosa, and I am the development intern this summer for CURB. I have learned so much in the past 3 months about the real dedication and perseverance it takes to fight the prison industrial complex. Working with CURB is a truly rewarding experience and the event which I have helped […]

What the new CA budget means for us

Posted by on July 5, 2016 at 7:55 pm

Dear Supporter, It is now the beginning of the new fiscal year in California, as Governor Brown signed the state’s 2016-17 budget on Monday. This year, thanks to your incredible action and passionate advocacy, the idea of moving resources away from law enforcement and imprisonment gained serious traction. But law enforcement continues to gain power as […]