Breaking the Silence

Dear Supporter,

Earlier this year, Dignity and Power Now collaborated with CURB on a report called “Breaking the Silence: Civil and Human Rights Violations Resulting from Medical Neglect and Abuse of Women of Color in Los Angeles County Jails”.

As the fight heats up against the women’s jail, we wanted to invite you to learn more about this report and about the women’s experiences in the context of incarceration in Los Angeles County and beyond.

Will you join us on Wednesday?

What: Breaking the Silence: The truth of Incarceration Inside the Women’s Jail

Where: Mercado La Paloma (3655 S. Grand Ave. Ste.240, LA 90011)

When: 5-7pm Panel and Discussion, 7-8pm Wellness Session

We will begin with a panel and discuss ways that you can engage in the fight. A post-panel wellness session will be offered as part of this event.

This is an event you don’t want to miss!

We will also be discussing the county’s plans for building a new women’s jail at the Mira Loma site in Lancaster and the recently released Environmental Impact Report. True work in action wouldn’t be complete without a strategy discussion and plan to address theses issues.

I hope to see you Wednesday!

In Solidarity,

Jayda Rasberry

Dignity and Power Now

Member of Californians United for a Responsible Budget  

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