LA Advocates Voice Disapproval of use of Realignment Funding for Jail Expansion

For Immediate Release—October 7, 2013 Contact: Diana Zuñiga, Californians United for a Responsible Budget Ph. 213-864-8931 Who:  CURB and LA No More Jails Coalition What: Press Conference and Speak Out When: 9am October 8, 2013 Where: Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 West Temple St., Los Angeles Los Angeles— The Board of Supervisors recently approved a long-term contract with the City of Taft, … Read more

We need you to fill the room tomorrow!

    Come out tomorrow Call the Board Dear Supporter, Recently, the Board of Supervisors approved a long-term contract with the City of Taft, to use a recently vacated prison to house L.A. County prisoners. The use of realignment dollars, $10 million, to fund this jail expansion way out in Kern County is fiscally irresponsible … Read more

Wednesday: Join SHU Hearings & Rally in Sacramento!

  Support the Strikers! Demand our Legislators attend the Oct. 9 hearing Dear Supporter, The prisoner-led movement to end solitary confinement continues. This Wednesday October 9th, is the first of several joint hearings hosted by the California Public Safety Committee’s to address conditions in the SHU. Help us make sure that this historic hearing is … Read more