Last week, the Board of Supervisors approved the use of fire camps increasing the jail capacity by 500 beds. This week, The Board of Supervisors will decide whether to approve expansion of capacity of the jails even further by 500 more beds and a spending of $20 million per year to lease a facility from the City of Taft.
This is expansion.
Please join us tomorrow!
1) Come out tomorrow, Tuesday (Sept. 24) at 10am. Wear your orange “No More Jails” shirts!
Location: 500 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90012
2) Send a letter and call the Board letting them know you oppose expansion of any kindand want community solutions.
3) Come to the families of the incarcerated and community meeting at Century Regional Detention Facility on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 6-9pm.
Location: 11705 South Alameda Street Lynwood, CA 90262
Email to RSVP: ASKTHECAPTAIN.CRDF@LASD.org
There is a lot going on, but we hope to see you there!