LA Jail Fight Wins Comment Period Extension!

Dear Supporter,

We were able to win more time to coment on the environmental implications of the proposed women’s jail in Lancaster.

Will you send a comment today? 11813332_886997951337438_8932410096765733007_n

Through our strong organizing, LANMJ’s won an extension of the public comment period holding the County accountable to translating its Environmental Impact Report summary in Spanish and holding a public meeting with Spanish interpretation available.

We turned in over 200 comments so far. Will you help us get 300 more?

The county is holding a public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 6-8pm at the Lancaster Public Library (601 W. Lancaster Blvd.). If you are available please come out to learn about the propsoed women’s jail.

Public comment closes on March 2nd so we need you to submit your comment now!

We also plan to hold a mobilization in Lancaster on March 2nd. Please save the date and we will send additional details soon.

We need you to share your opposition today and stand with us on March 2nd!

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