⚠️ Stop #FakeBailReform Now! No On SB10!

There is no question that California’s reliance on money bail is a predatory system that must be stopped.  Organizations across the state have been working towards proactive solutions to chip away at pre-trial imprisonment that targets poor people, Black people and other people of color, immigrants, homeless people, and people with mental health needs. Senator … Read more

Help us Kill SB10!

Help us kill SB10!  Call Senator Hertzberg, the author of the bill, and tell him “California deserves a stronger bail reform bill that will result in lasting positive changes for our residents. Pull SB 10 now so that we can do better next year.” Call Hertzberg’s Capitol Office – (916) 651-4018 Send and email to … Read more

Action Alert: Keep SB1393 Alive!

It’s time to turn up the heat for SB 1393 (Mitchell) – The Fair and Just Sentencing Reform Act of 2018! SB1393 will be heard in the Assembly Appropriations Committee this Wednesday, August 15th starting at 9am- Room 4202. I’ve heard through the grapevine that Appropriations is the committee where bills go to die! This … Read more

CURB Overview of the 2018-19 Enacted Corrections Budget

Last Friday, June 29th Governor Brown released his final State Budget for 2018-19 (Budget Summary for Public Safety- Pages 57-70). Despite the passage of important legislation and voter initiatives in the last three years, resulting in significant reductions to the prison population, California’s capacity to operate and expand prisons is growing. With an increase of … Read more

Hood Digest + CURB!

CURB has teamed up with the Hood Digest to help change the way we talk about incarceration and center the people most impacted by the system. Our Hood Glossary breaks down the language the system uses, why they use it and what we should use instead! I sat down with Elmer Roldan and La Mikia Castillo, co-hosts of the … Read more