Police in LAUSD Schools: The Need for Accountability and Alternatives

The Strategy Center's Community Rights Campaign in collaboration with the Los Angeles Chapter of Dignity in Schools Campaign release the first of two policy papers, Police in LAUSD Schools: The Need for Accountability and Alternatives, to strengthen accountability and transparency in the Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD) for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) students and families.

Perspectives do change

18 year-old BRU Bryan Mauricio member blogs on his experience in transformative organizing.

Community Rights Monthly Meeting-2/5 at 11:00am

Date from/to: 
Jul 31 2010 - 11:00am - Dec 31 2010 - 1:00pm
Contact Information: 

(213) 387-2800 or

Community Rights Campaign Meeting: February 5th at 11:00am


Wiltern Theater
3780 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1200
Los Angeles, CA, 90010
United States
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Pre-Prison Proposal Stopped!

We are excited to announce that LAUSD Board Member Tamar Galatzan
has withdrawn her motion to deputize police officers to give $250
"truancy" tickets to students while on school grounds! This decision followed a successful action on King and Vermont led by our Community Rights Taking Action students. Our defeat of the Galatzan proposal broke open a discussion about the negative impacts of truancy tickets

BRU Monthly Membership Meeting - November 21st at 9:30am

Date from/to: 
Nov 3 2009 - 12:48pm - Nov 21 2009 - 12:00pm
BRU monthly meeting

Every 3rd Saturday of the Month

BRU Monthly Membership Meeting

Orientation for New People

Updates on Campaigns

Child Care provided


Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90010
United States
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Brian Mauricio: Why I came back

Why'd you come back to your second BRU monthly meeting?

Truancy Tickets as Exclusionary Discipline

School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) is a research-based, school-wide systems approach to improve school climate and create safer and more effective schools.

Sample Drop-out/Push-out Prevention and Truancy Reduction Programs

A document on a variety of examples of drop-out prevention and truancy reduction
programs that can serve as examples of alternatives to ticketing and
police/court involvement.