Community Power Canceled the Industry Day Forum!

After two long days of careful planning and organizing we arrived this morning to see the “Industry Day Forum” had been canceled.

We believe it was canceled because fear of our public pressure and people power! 

Community members were mobilizing in opposition to the county’s unrelenting plan to builda new $2.2 billion dollar jail that will imprison over 3,500 people. The Industry Day Forum was targeted towards construction companies and vendors interested in building the proposed Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility (CCTF). The CCTF is basically a mental health jail that would replace Men’s Central Jail.

The Coalition continues to demand that our county build and expand community infrastructure, like affordable housing, community-based health clinics, and youth centers, that serve the real needs of Angelenos and promote real safety in our neighborhoods.

Join us for the LA No More Jails meeting to become a part of this powerful fight against jail expansion!

When: Saturday, March 25th 2pm-4pm

Where: 1137 E. Redondo Blvd., Inglewood, 90302

LA No More Jails organizers will continue in full force. Let’s come together to make a better future for LA!

Amethyst Ewing

Youth Justice Coalition
A member of LA No More Jails and Californians United for a Responsible Budget

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