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STOP THE PROPOSED $2.3 BILLION JAIL IN LA COUNTY:

In January, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will scheduled a vote on whether LA should spend $1.4 BILLION to build more jail cells.  Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said the plan would “consign the other vital services to second class status for two generations.”

Today you can sign the petition, pass it on to your friends, and call your supervisor to demand LA spend its resources on community-based programs and services, not costly jail expansion. Keep an eye out for updates about mobilizing to the Board of Supervisors meeting in January.

To get involved in the campaign, contact CURB at info@curbprisonspending.org.

INVITE CURB TO GIVE A WORKSHOP

CURB offers the following workshops, as well as these resources for Advocacy, Prison Expansion, and the California Budget.

CAN CALIFORNIA BUILD ITS WAY OUT OF THE PRISON CRISIS?
Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) has put together a lively, informative illustrated workshop that will explain why California can’t build its way out of this crisis, why prisons matter to those with and without people locked up and what your organization can do to reverse a quarter century of “the largest prison building project in the history of the world.”

To schedule a workshop or find out more, contact Diana at diana@curbprisonspending.org