LA No More Jails

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Sign on Today:

Sign on to the Letter against the Proposal to Build a Women’s Jail (individual)

Sign on to the Letter against the Proposal to Build a Women’s Jail (organization)

Send a letter supporting alternatives to incarceration and No More Jails to the LA Board of Supervisors

LANMJ Resources:

Why We Keep Fighting – LANMJ Statement

Check out our #NoMoreJails Social Media Feed

“Breaking the Silence: Civil and Human Rights Violations Resulting from Medical Neglect and Abuse of Women of Color in Los Angeles County Jails” – A Report in collaboration with Dignity and Power Now

Recent Press Releases:

May 2015: Angelenos Protest Jail and Police Expansion in County Budget

August 2014: LA Residents Caravan 70 Miles to Raise Awareness on Wasteful Jail Expansion

August 2014: Construyamos Comunidades Fuertes, No Mas Jaulas

August 2014: LA Residents Demand Civilian Oversight, Not $14.5 Million On Moving the Mega Jail Plan Forward

July 2014: Los Angeles Residents Advocate for Mental Health Diversion, Not Jail Expansion

May 2014: California Communities Continue Fight Against Jail & Prison Expansion in Gov’s May Budget

May 2014: Advocacy Groups and Service Providers say No 2.3 Billion Dollar Jail Plan

January 2014: Massive Jail Construction Awards Move Forward

January 2014: California Counties Continue Fight against Massive Jail Construction Schemes

Recent Media Hits:

L.A. County Jail Plan Is a $2 Billion Blunder That Embraces Incarceration, Not Treatment, for Mentally Ill, LA Weekly 8/28/14

Se oponen a construcción de dos cárceles, Univision LA 8/16/14

The story behind the 2015 California Budget Act, SF Bay View 6/25/14

A mental health jail is an oxymoron; diversion is what’s needed: Guest commentary, Pasadena Star News 6/24/14

Fighting against ‘addiction to incarceration’, LA Register 6/18/14

Californians gaining momentum against prison and jail expansion, SF BayView 6/3/14

Opponents Rally Against California Jail Expansion, Correctional News 5/21/14

Editorial: $2 billion jail expansion plan is a mistake, LA Register 5/20/14

Viewpoints: Why is California trying to build more jails?, Sacramento Bee 5/11/14

Why Is LA County Locking Up So Many Women? Justice Not Jails 5/7/14

County Approves $2 Billion Jails Plan Despite Protests, Westside Today 5/7/14

Supervisors move forward with $2 billion jail plan, LA Wave 5/6/14

LA supervisors to consider $2 billion jail building plan, KPCC 5/6/14

L.A. County jail expansion proposals come at a hefty price, LA Daily News 5/5/14

Why Is LA County Locking Up So Many Women?, LA Progressive 5/5/14

Burning Down The House: Cultural Activism Bases in South L.A. KCET 4/24/14

Consultant lays out options for $2-billion L.A. County jail overhaul, LA Times 4/23/14

LA Jail System Causing ‘Horrendous Damage to our Loved Ones and our Communities’, Common Dreams 3/20/14

LA County approves drawing up plans for new women’s jail, KPCC 3/18/14

L.A. Youth Groups Condemn California’s ‘Incarceration Problem’. Annenberg Digital News 3/1/14

LA County cautiously optimistic about state budget proposal, LA Daily News 1/10/14

Up Front Morning News, KPFK 1/7/14 (starts at 6 min)

Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca announces retirement, Aljazeera America 1/7/14

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