Community Rights Campaign
Aug 27 2009 - 10:00am - Aug 27 2009 - 11:00am
Statewide Alliance urges Jerry Brown NOT to Appeal Court Order to reduce Prison Population
Publication/Circulation Date:Aug 25 2009
An Open Letter to Attorney General Jerry Brown Not to Appeal the Federal Court's Order In the Prison Overcrowding Lawsuit
Date Announced:Sep 1 2009
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!
by Nicole Eng
Publication Date:Aug 20 2009
Why were 12,000 students fined up to $250 each just for being late or away from school in 2008? We surveyed approximately 1,400 students and parents, held several focus groups, researched the citation process, and consulted with educational justice and civil rights organizations around the country.
The arrest last month of Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. did not occur in a vacuum.
California’s prisons are so overcrowded that the state is violating inmates’ constitutional rights, three federal judges ruled today in a decision imposing a cap on the prison population that will
According to the Labor/Community Strategy Center, around 12,000 students were fined in Los Angeles County during 2008.