URGENT: No Cents For Any Fence!

Dear Supporter,

We are reaching out with an urgent request for your support to halt the Santa Cruz County Sherrif’s plans for a 7-foot tall gated iron fence around the Main Jail’s parking lot, which would cost $47,925 to complete.

The parking lot where the fence would be built is an area that has been used in the past by community members for public assembly and political demonstrations.This is an outrageous amount of taxpayer dollars to spend and limit community access.

Help us reject the Fencing Project and encourage more community dialogue around concerns Sheriff Hart may have regarding protests.

We need your help now!

1) Email the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors to reject the Fencing Project

2) Join the community at today’s Board of Supervisors’ Meeting at 9am to say NO CENTS FOR ANY FENCE! And get a chance to hear about Prop.47 implementation.

When: Today – Tuesday April 21st, 9am

Where: 701 Ocean Street, Room 500

Santa Cruz County needs housing, employment, treatment, and mental healthcare – real solutions to incarceration.

I hope you will stand with us to encourage the Sheriff and the Board of Supervisors to prioritize spending $47,925 on long-term solutions to challenges faced by our criminal justice system.

In Community,

Tash Nguyen

Sin Barras and member of Californians United for a Responsible Budget