Stop the Pre-Prison Tracking of Black and Latino Students

Daytime Curfew Tickets on School Campus Will Further Pre-Prison LAUSD Youth

On Tuesday, September 22, the Community Rights Campaign will be urging the Neighborhoods and Education Committee of the Los Angeles City Council to oppose the motion to amend Los Angeles Municipal Code 45.04 (LaBonge-Parks) being considered at 3:30pm.

Community Rights on KPCC 89.9fm with Larry Mantle: Is Being Late to School a Crime?

As a result of the press release that the Community Rights Campaign sent out last week regarding the systemic problems within the Los Angeles School Police Department and the LA Weekly article titled LAUSD's Finest I will be on KPCC's Air talk with Larry Mantle tomorrow from 10:30-11:00am.

Yara Dorado | SYOA 2009 Graduation

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Publication Date: 
Sep 15 2009

We Stand on the Shoulders of Soldiers:

SYOA Alumni 2009 Yara Dorado

Through spoken word pieces, each SYOA alumni reenacts a revolutionary

Preyanka Guiati | SYOA 2009 Graduation

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Publication Date: 
Sep 15 2009

We Stand on the Shoulders of Soldiers:

SYOA Alumni 2009 Preyanka Guiati

Chinyere Garner and Mark-Anthony Johnson | SYOA 2009 Graduation

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Publication Date: 
Sep 15 2009

We Stand on the Shoulders of Soldiers:

SYOA Alumni 2009 Chinyere Garner and Mark-Anthony Johnson

Through spoken word pieces, each SYOA alumni reenacts a revolutionary

SYOA 2009 Grads | Spoken Word Video to End School Pre-Prison Conditions

On August 29th, 2009 the Community Rights Campaign and its Summer Youth Organizing Academy held our third annual Graduation Celebration at a local community marketplace, Mercado La Paloma.  Through spoken word pieces, each SYOA alumni reenacted a revolutionary activist/organizer from the past that inspires their work today--as they train to be the next generation of civil/human rights organizers with the Community Rights Campaign.

Colorlines on CRC: Young, Brown—And Charged With Truancy

The Community Rights Campaign is a feature in the new issue of Colorlines. Specifically, the article features our campaign on the Los Angeles Unified School District to place a moratorium on giving tickets for tardiness and truancies as one important way to challenge the "pre-prison" conditions in LAUSD.

Community Rights Campaign Highlighted in Our Weekly Article

Following our August 18th "No to Pre-Prisons" press event, on-line journal Our Weekly covered the Community Rights campaign in detail...check it out!