The Budget for Humanity – Join the Campaign Today!

The Budget for Humanity

California’s budget crisis provides an urgent opportunity to dramatically shift the state’s funding priorities away from policing and imprisonment and toward education, health care, jobs, and housing. Brown’s budget proposal includes yet another round of devastating cuts to vital programs.  The Budget for Humanity proposes that we can re-unite families, strengthen communities, and save billions of dollars by supporting people coming home from prison and implementing basic changes to parole policy and sentencing laws.

Our Three Main Demands:

  • Stop All Prison and Jail Construction.
  • Reduce Overcrowding and Release our Tax Dollars.
  • Stop the Cuts and Invest in Our Future.

Join the Campaign Today: We are asking everyone, whether you are a long-time CURB involved organization, new to CURB or even CURB curious to Sign On to the Campaign.  Signed statements will be presented to local and state representatives!  Please fill out the Budget for Humanity Endorsement Form and return to the CURB office!  Please forward to any individuals or organizations who we should bring on board!  Please find our additional Budget for Humanity Endorsement Form for People in Prison or Jail, please share this form and the Budget for Humanity with your loved ones who are imprisoned. See who has already signed on!

Want to learn more about the B4H: A representative from CURB is happy to come and give a presentation to your organization about the B4H, and how to utilize it as a tool to advance our collective work.  Please fill out the top portion of the Budget for Humanity Sign Up Form and return to the CURB office!

Send your feedback:
Please share your thoughts about the Budget for Humanity. Who should we be reaching out to, how can we utilize the B4H to support our collective work? Send your ideas to

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