Civil Rights

Vincent Warren: Racial profiling by NYPD, repression of political dissent

Director of the Center for Constitution Rights on a shocking new report on racial profiling endemic to New York's "stop and frisk" law and efforts to hold NYPD accountable.  Warren also weighs in on broad "anti-terrorism" investigations and prosecutions. 

Chip Berlet: Discussing Left responses to the rise of the Right and the Tea Party

Longtime organizer and expert on right-wing movemenets in the US in conversation with Eric Mann

Is Your Bus Line on the chopping Block?

MTA is Proposing to Cut 13 Bus Lines & Reduce Weekend & Night Service on 16 others!


Top 10 reasons to come out and support the BRU & LA Human Right to Housing Collective March & Concert on December 1st:

CRC Statement Letter Regarding the Hiring of New LASPD Chief Steven Zipperman

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.  

Community Rights Letter to LAUSD Regarding the Hiring of the School Police Chief

The Community Rights Campaign's letter to LAUSD Board in regards to the new hiring of LASPD's Chief of School Police.

Los Angeles: Epicenter of High School Dropouts — Or Are They Pushed?


Expulsados y sin ayuda

Piden un cambio en la política de disciplina del distrito escolar

LAUSD Opens Attendance Improvement Centers as Alternatives to Truancy Citations


Without Public Notice, Input or Vote LAUSD Launches Truancy Detention Centers

From our view point, the AIC will serve as "truancy detention" centers rather than a space that has the actual resources and services to implement successful forms of prevention and intervention to address the underlying reasons for the student's tardiness/truancy. Thus, the Community Rights Campaign is urging the LAUSD Board to rollback and re-conceptualize the Attendance Improvement Centers.