Schools, Not Pre-Prisons Campaign
hosted by Eric Mann on 09/25/2012
Sharonne Hapuarachyand Taylor Broom help us understand how LAUSD is threatening to destroy another historic South Los Angeles High School with "Reconstitution"--a radical and racist restructuring program.
Kim McGill of Youth Justice Coalition on juvenile injustice system, police and prison funding, and the school to prison pipeline
hosted by Eric Mann on 07/17/2012
Kim McGill discusses recruiting and training young organizers around the issues of the juvenile Injustice system, police and prison funding, the school to prison pipeline, what it means to build a movement led by people and communities of color, especially youth of color.
The LAPD has agreed to a number of important concessions, but we still have work to do.
Summer Youth Organizing Academy (SYOA) graduate and Roosevelet Hight School Taking Action student leader, Cinthia Gonzalez, is featured in this short video highlighting the discussions of Los Angeles youth regarding the state of public education at President Obama's National Youth Summit Opening.
Cinthia calls for the protection of student services and resources and
the reduction of funds used for zero tolerance policies and policing of
Black and Latino youth.
Katharine Russ, CityWatch - An Insider Look at City Hall, March 9, 2011
School Cops 'Out of Control'
How 2 minutes can change your entire life | An Intimate Portrayal of a Black Mother's Fight to Save her Son
Let me share with you a story of a courageous and fierce Black mother. Her persistence to have her children do more than merely "survive" or "make it" and commitment to justice took her on a truly transformative journey that has inspired us all.
The Community Rights Campaign sent their statement letter to LAUSD Superintendent Cortines and the Board Members on November 12th, 2010 in response to Mr. Cortines announcement of the selection of the newly appointed LASPD Chief, Steven Zipperman, which involved virtually no community participation in the selection process.