Op-Ed: When a prison closes, the town where it sits has a chance for redemption

BY BRIAN KANEDA JAN. 21, 2022  The scheduled deactivation of California Correctional Center has become a hot-button issue for the town of Susanville, sparking anger and a still-pending lawsuit to prevent the prison from closing at all. The fears of residents who have become dependent on prisons for their livelihood have been covered widely in … Read more

Impacts of SB 1393 and SB 1497

Thank you to everyone who was able to join one of our three calls to discuss the impacts of SB 1393 and SB 1497. It was great to learn from and build with everyone. We will continue to keep you posted as new information emerges. Below are notes from the calls, including answers to a … Read more

Governor Brown Signs SB 1393!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1st, 2018 CONTACT: Eunisses Hernandez: 213-226-6426 Glenn Backes: 916-202-2538 California Governor Signs Major Sentencing Reform Law Allows Judges to Strike Five-Year Sentence Enhancement for Prior Serious Felony Convictions Sacramento, CA— Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 1393, authored by State Senators Holly Mitchell (Los Angeles) and Ricardo Lara … Read more

Work with CURB! Seeking PT Development and Media Coordinator

CURB is excited to announce that we are seeking a part-time Development and Media/Communications Coordinator to help support the work of our growing coalition! Please read full job posting here Applications Due Friday September 28th The Development and Media/ Communications Coordinator will support the development needs of the coalition in addition to providing media and … Read more