The LA No More Jails Coalition has been fighting jail expansion for the past 10 years in Los Angeles and not one cage has been built. On Tuesday, October 11, the Board of Supervisors was set to vote on whether to approve the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for a proposed women’s jail. This would have been one of the … More We delayed the vote – Let’s keep building power!
Check out footage of Angela Davis speaking against the proposed new LA County women’s jail and all imprisonment. Video from February 20th, 2016 Profiles of Abolition event: Abolition and the Radical Imagination. See the full event here.
Five clear reasons why Los Angeles does not need a new women’s jail! Join our mass mobilization against the women’s jail on October 11th, 11AM at the Board of Supervisors! #nomorejails #carenotcages #nowomensjail
Do you belong to an organization, union, or community group? We are asking organizations to sign on to an upcoming report by Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) on the environmental and social violence of prison and jail expansion in California. Check out the summary below – to endorse, contact Diana(at)curbprisonspending.org. Report Summary: This … More WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: The Toxic Impacts of Prison and Jails