SF's sneaky backroom maneuvering to push for jail build

Dear Supporter,

Breed memeIn December, we celebrated an enormous victory when the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously rejected plans for a new jail.

But last week, on the deadline for officially returning state financing for the jail, we were shocked to learn that San Francisco city officials had covertly requested a 180-day extension for their decision, arguing that they may still build the new jail “as proposed”.

The jail pushers — the City’s conservative governmental block and their wealthy base — are doing everything they can to circumvent the will of San Francisco, and to build a jail that we have demonstrated that we do not want or need. 

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