FRIDAY – Statewide Mobilization to Stop Jail Expansion!

Join us this Friday, June 26 to deliver our message loud and clear in the Capitol:

Stop flooding our communities with the threat of new cages!

Pull the plug on jail construction money!

This is the final year for politicians in Sacramento to distribute $500 million dollars for jail construction. We need to stop that money and speak out about the real needs of our communities. We need funding to go to quality resources, such as housing, healthcare, education and alternatives to imprisonment, not more jails.

This Friday, CURB members will be uniting in full force and we’re calling on you to mobilize with us:

What: BSCC Bidders’ Conference // Press Conference

When: Friday, June 26 – 8 am // 12:30 pm

Where: 1500 Capitol Ave., Sacramento

Join us and take action this Friday to stop jail expansion in your county. From Los Angeles to Alameda to San Francisco, California’s county leaders are increasingly realizing that new jails are harmful and wasteful, and alternatives to imprisonment are desirable investments, because of our ongoing efforts. We need to keep the pressure on!

We need to pull the plug on jails and POWER UP our communities! We will not let sheriffs or decision-makers inundate us with bigger jails when our communities are ready for real solutions that don’t rely on imprisonment and punishment. See you on Friday!

In Solidarity,

Christina Tsao
Interim Media Assistant
Californians United for a Responsible Budget

P.S., Don’t forget to check out the tools created by CURB members: Critical Resistance’s Alternatives to Imprisonment flier and Sin Barras’ BSCC Profile Pamphlet