- Voices From the Frontlines Radio
- Bus Riders Union
- Clean Air, Clean Lungs, Clean Buses Campaign
- Community Rights Campaign
- Transit Riders for Public Transportation
- National School for Strategic Organizing
In 2011, the Community Rights Campaign provided leadership in forming an innovative statewide coalition to reform school discipline policy.
In California schools, a Black student is 3 times more likely to be suspended than a white student. National data from the US Department of Education have documented similar racial disparities nationally.
In many urban California school districts, students of color are ticketed or arrested by school police at 3-6 times the rate of white students.
We supported 5 bills that passed in 2012:
Read more detailed info about these bills.
In collaboration with the Children's Defense Fund, we have formed a
school police working group within the coalition to focus on changing
discipline policies involving the racialized overuse of school police
tickets and arrests.