No New SF Jail

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For more information or to get involved, give us a call at 510-435-1176 or email

Sign on Today

San Francisco wants to spend $247 million to build a new maximum security jail. Please join us in signing this Open Letter to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors: We Can’t Afford a New County Jail!

Click here to sign on as an individual!

Click here to sign on as an organization!

Download the printable statewide petition against prison and jail expansion.

Members of United Educators of San Francisco (UESF) have put together a resolution to have the Union formally oppose the San Francisco Jail Replacement Project.  If you aren’t a member of UESF but know someone who is click here to send them the resolution!

Support United Educators of San Francisco Resolution Against Jail Expansion!

Recent Press

Coalition that stopped new SF jail wins human rights award as jail system blasted by civil grand jury 7/19/2016

No new jail after S.F. supervisors refuse to allocate funds, SF Gate, 12/16/2015

San Francisco Says No to New Prison After Two Year Struggle, TelesurTV, 12/16/2015

Board of Supervisors Poised to Reject New Jail, SF Weekly, 12/15/2015

Supervisors Unanimously Reject New SoMa Jail Proposal, Hoodline, 12/15/2015

San Francisco: Supervisors vote against using state funds to build a new jail, San Jose Mercury News, 12/15/2015

SF supes unanimously turn down plan to build new jail, SF Examiner, 12/15/2015

San Francisco Supervisors Turn Down $80M Grant For New Jail, CBS Bay Area, 12/15/2015

San Francisco supervisors vote not to accept state funds to build new jail, KRON 4, 12/15/2015

SF supervisors unanimously reject proposal for new $240 million jail, KTVU, 12/15/2015

In S.F. jail debate, both sides point to humane treatment, SF Chronicle, 12/14/2015

All eyes on San Francisco Dec. 15: Tell Supervisors to vote for NO NEW JAIL, San Francisco Bayview, 12/13/2015

All Eyes on San Francisco: Stopping the Expansion of the Prison Industrial Complex, One Jail at a Time, Truth-Out, 12/11/2015

New Jail Could Be Approved Days Before It’s Rendered Unnecessary, SF Weekly, 12/2/15

Protesters turn out at hearing for proposed SF jail, force committee to go into recess, SF Examiner, 12/2/15

Protesters Take Over Budget Committee Vote on New Jail, SF Weekly, 12/2/15

Opponents of New San Francisco Jail Scramble to Head Off Project, KQED, 12/2/15

The time is now to stop the SF Jail, SF Bay View, 12/1/2015

S.F. supervisors need to press for answers on jail plan, SF Chronicle, 12/1/15

Opponents of new jail want housing, SF Examiner, 11/17/15

San Francisco should fund effective programs, not a new jail, SF Chronicle, 7/20/15

Plan for new S.F. jail facing resistance, SF Chronicle, 7/15/15

Projections of new county jail population raises hackles of activists who want no jail, SF Examiner 6/6/14

Californians gaining momentum against prison and jail expansion, SF Bay View 6/3/14

San Francisco Jails Half Empty: Sheriff, NBC 5/15/14

人權組織 盼參與加州減囚政策, World Journal 2/20/14

Lock Up the Vote: A New Jail May Never Fill Up with Inmates, but It’ll Hold a Lot of Favors, SF Weekly 2/5/14

SF Sheriff Doesn’t Want New Jail in San Bruno, San Bruno Patch 1/24/14

Smaller new jail might meet SF’s needs, report finds, SF Examiner 1/24/14

Activists Challenge Plans for New SF Jail, Beyond Chron 1/24/14

Supe Campos Says There’s The Possibility SF Doesn’t Need A Jail, SFPD Chief Says That “Just Isn’t Practical”, SF Appeal 1/23/14

Public safety officials weigh in on building new replacement jail, KTVU 1/23/14

Editorial: S.F. needs to go back to drawing board for right-size jail, SF Chronicle 1/23/14

Up Front Debate on SF Jail, KPFA 1/23/14

Supes approve funding request for jail construction, SF Bay Guardian 10/22/13

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Asks for Money to Build a Brand New Jail, SF Weekly 10/22/13

New thinking needed on San Francisco jail, SF Chronicle 10/21/13

Opponents decry proposal to build new San Francisco County Jail facility, SF Examiner 10/15/13

Editorial: San Francisco does not need costly new jail, San Francisco Chronicle 9/3/13

Need to replace S.F. County Jail questioned, San Francisco Chronicle 8/16/13

SF Sheriff’s New Jail Plans Faces Criticism From Activist Group, KCBS 6/25/13

CURB Press Releases

May 2014: Advocates Reject SF Controllers Jail Population Projections

May 2014: United Educators of San Francisco Pass Resolution Against New San Francisco Jail

January 2014: Communities Rally at San Francisco Hearing on Jail Replacement Project

October 2013: San Francisco Residents Continue to Fight Proposed Jail

August 2013: San Francisco Leaders Rally to Stop Proposed Jail

June 2013: Community Leaders Object to Secret San Francisco Jail Construction Plan


SF Jail Platform: What we want, what we need

SF Jail Info Sheet

The People’s Report: Invest in People, not Police and Prisons

SF Jail Labor Analysis

CURB Response to Controller’s Jail Population Study Update memo 6/19/14

San Francisco Jail Fight Slideshow 01-18-2014

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