Community Rights Campaign
by Nicole Eng
On Wednesday, March 25th,
The Los Angeles Coalition against State Violence announced their demands…to
reduce and restrict the LAPD budget allocation and instead focus resources on
prevention efforts, public transportation, affordable housing and other human
rights policies in the City of Los Angeles.
Community Organizations from across Los Angeles Call on Mayor Villaraigosa and other City Leaders to Support Healthy Communities in this Year's Budget!
Did you ever come late to school? Of course, we all did. You'd get a look from the teacher, a warning about your grades, or even detention. Well, times have changed. Being 15 minutes late can now get you handcuffed by school police and issued a ticket for $250 with a mandatory day in court. Black and Latino students have been telling us about their experiences with these "zero tolerance" policies.
Publication Date:Oct 16 2008
by Nicole Eng
Publication Date:Mar 11 2009
A case study in how right-wing "tough on crime" ballot initiatives are fueling the expansion of the police/prison state in California, this video explains the background, issues and lives at stake in Proposition 6, a ballot measure that a broad coalition of community organizations successfully defeated in the 2008 elections, led by our Take the Initiative project.
Date Announced:Jun 4 2008
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Defeat George Runner's Initiative!
Help Us Win a City Council Resolution
Opposing the Runner Initiative