|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 the county health officials about the Antelope Valley’s high rate of Valley Fever infection, especially among people who have not grown up there. We know them well enough to remain skeptical and keep fighting.
After you take action, save these dates:
1) The Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to renew the LA jail’s relationship with ICE. Our allies, ICE out of LA, will be at the meeting to speak out against renewing this contract, and we want you to be there! can you join them? RSVP here!
Where: 500 W Temple Street, LA
When: Tuesday, September 30th at 8:30am
2) Then, join us at the Dignity and Power Now Custody Town Hall, a panel discussion about the LA county Sheriffs department custody division. We will be discussing a range of topics, from the sheriff’s use of force, to alternatives to incarceration. RSVP here!
Where: Meracado la Paloma, 3655 S Grande Ave, LA
When: Thursday, October 2nd, 6-8pm.
I hope to see you at this two upcoming events!