Thank you to all of those that signed up for our thunderclap. We were able to get 100 people signed up in only three days!
After taking an illegal vote earlier this month, The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will meet to re-vote, this Tuesday, on whether to approve a 2 billion dollar jail construction plan AND whether to approve the creation of the Office of Diversion and Reentry.
We need you to tell them building a jail is a bad idea!
We know that these two items should have been dealt with separately in the first place. We also know that spending $2 billion on jails instead of investing it in our communities does not move us towards building a healthy Los Angeles.
Can you stand with us on Tuesday or send an email?
1) Send an email to the Board of Supervisorsasking the separate the two issues and stop the jail plan all together. Instead invest in the things we know work!
2) Come to the Board of Supervisors!
When: Tuesday, September 1st at 9am
Where: 500 West Temple Street, LA, 90012
Our people need housing, access to health food, jobs, and continued investment in services. Not more jails in Los Angeles.
Youth Justice Coalition
A member of Californians United for a Responsible Budget