Criminal Justice

Alejandra Lemus: Student Leader Reflects on "Truancy Ticket" Rally

We had students from Westchester and Cleveland High School organizing and helping folks make phone calls to Board member Galatzan. It was inspiring to see the students from coming out of Manual Arts High School (off Vermont and King) asking questions about our campaign and making calls to Galatzan. The energy on the street was great and the drum and chant crew just made everyone even more pumped up.

Rally Against Tickets on School Grounds! End Pre-Prisoning!

Date from/to: 
Sep 28 2009 - 3:00pm - Sep 28 2009 - 4:00pm


Corner of Vermont and KingLos Angeles
United States
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Daytime Curfew Tickets on School Campus Will Further Pre-Prison LAUSD Youth

On Tuesday, September 22, the Community Rights Campaign will be urging the Neighborhoods and Education Committee of the Los Angeles City Council to oppose the motion to amend Los Angeles Municipal Code 45.04 (LaBonge-Parks) being considered at 3:30pm.

Community Rights on KPCC 89.9fm with Larry Mantle: Is Being Late to School a Crime?

As a result of the press release that the Community Rights Campaign sent out last week regarding the systemic problems within the Los Angeles School Police Department and the LA Weekly article titled LAUSD's Finest I will be on KPCC's Air talk with Larry Mantle tomorrow from 10:30-11:00am.

Yara Dorado | SYOA 2009 Graduation

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Publication Date: 
Sep 15 2009

We Stand on the Shoulders of Soldiers:

SYOA Alumni 2009 Yara Dorado

Through spoken word pieces, each SYOA alumni reenacts a revolutionary