Schools, Not Pre-Prisons Campaign

File Complaint for School Police Abuse!

If you have experienced conduct or behavior by school police or security that you feel was inappropriate and/or a violation of your civil & human rights, then we urge you to file an official complaint and to let us know so we can help track the complaint.  This is going to help the campaign to restrict the use of force by police and to bring accountability to the police in our schools!

Community Rights Launches No to Pre-Prisons Platform as the Start of the School Year Approaches

With the new school year approaching, the Community Rights Campaign unviels its "No to Pre-Prison" Human and Civil Rights Platform to demand the end to LAMC 45.04 and Truancy Tickets.

Know Your Rights on Truancy Tickets Community Training

Publication/Circulation Date: 
Jul 28 2009

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Know Your Rights on Truancy Tickets--Free Community Training, August 15th!

Date from/to: 
Aug 15 2009 - 11:00am - Aug 15 2009 - 2:00pm
Contact Information: 

lisa@thestrategycenter.org or (213) 387-2800, ext 28

Know your Rights on Truancy Tickets Community Training

Location

Southern California Library
6120 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA, 90044
United States
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Know Your Rights on Truancy Tickets--Free Community Training, August 15th!

Date Announced: 
Jul 21 2009

Know your Rights on Truancy Tickets Community Training

Seeking Stories on Truancy Tickets and School Police!

Date Announced: 
Oct 6 2009

We need your help to expose the harsh experiences of youth with school police and truancy tickets 

Multan miles de estudiantes


Thousands of students fined
4,328 students were ticketed by the school police (LASPD) for being truant or late to school in 2008. An average of 24 students per day.

Apply to the Summer Youth Organizing Academy (SYOA) 2009

Publication/Circulation Date: 
May 19 2009
Serious about developing skills as a grassroots civil rights organizer?

Spring Break Take Action

As a young black womyn, I think back to my experiences attending public school where I was often the only person of color in the honors or advanced classes. I think about what  it would have meant to have a space with other working class and students of color to discuss our concerns about the future of our people, our histories from a womyn’s and oppressed nationality perspective, build camaraderie and support with my fellow peers and most important gains the skills and knowledge to shift our conditions and history...

Truancy Tickets in LA: A Mother Speaks Out

See video
Publication Date: 
May 13 2009

Mother, Lina Flowers, tells her story of advocating for her son's tardy ticket to be dismissed.