CRC in the news: Truancy ticket campaign attracts community media attention

"Criminalize kids early and often? What’s next? Truancy – the new
gateway crime? While this effort may generate short term statistical
‘success’, it is a jaw droppingly wrong headed, counter-productive way
to treat kids," writes Home Education Magazine.

Turning Up the Heat: Building a School Pipeline Towards Justice!

Date from/to: 
Mar 29 2011 - 9:36pm - Apr 30 2011 - 12:00pm
Contact Information: 

213-387-2800 or


Community Rights Campaign Strategy Meeting: April 2nd at 9:30am


First Unitarian Church
2936 West 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA
United States
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People's Poetry 2011 | Image Slideshow

On February 26th, the Community Rights Campaign brought out over 200 people to attend our third People's Poetry Fundraiser Night with a special theme this year -- Stand Up Fight Back, Justice for Jeremy Marks!

President Obama's National Youth Summit Opening

Summer Youth Organizing Academy (SYOA) graduate and Roosevelet Hight School Taking Action student leader, Cinthia Gonzalez, is featured in this short video highlighting the discussions of Los Angeles youth regarding the state of public education at President Obama's National Youth Summit Opening.
Cinthia calls for the protection of student services and resources and
the reduction of funds used for zero tolerance policies and policing of
Black and Latino youth.

Reports: LASPD Accused of Profiling, Sexual Harassment, Excessive Force

School Cops 'Out of Control'

How 2 minutes can change your entire life | An Intimate Portrayal of a Black Mother's Fight to Save her Son

Let me share with you a story of a courageous and fierce Black mother. Her persistence to have her children do more than merely "survive" or "make it" and commitment to justice took her on a truly transformative journey that has inspired us all.

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

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