Month: September 2016

LA Community Members denounce a budget that is environmentally, economically and socially toxic for Black and Brown communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 26, 2016 LA Community Members denounce a budget that is environmentally, economically and socially toxic for Black and Brown communities Press Contact: Diana Zuñiga, Californians United for a Responsible Budget, Diana@curbprisonspending.org or 213-864-8931 Twitter: @CURBprisons #NoMoreJails What: County Budget Teach-In and Letter Delivery Where: Grand Park, adjacent to the Board of…



Can Stop, Will Stop: Join us to fight jail expansion!

Los Angeles is still in the thick of a $3.7 billion jail plan and the county budget process. The county still has the opportunity to invest in community solutions instead of incarceration. To continue the conversation and build up pressure, CURB and it’s members are organizing several events in the next three weeks for you…



Thanks from CURB!

Hello Supporter, A huge thank you for making CURB’s art fundraiser, Break it Down: Art + Resistance a huge success — we couldn’t have done it without you. Our art auction is still happening. Will you place a bid today?  With over 250 people attending we celebrated the work of anti-prison organizers from across the state…



Our art auction is now live!

Dear Supporter, Break It Down: Art + Resistance, a benefit art auction for CURB, is now live on the Paddle8 website. Funds will allow us to continue our work to fight prison and jail expansion, reduce imprisonment, and build healthy, safe, and liberated communities. Acclaimed artists from both sides of prison walls have donated an…



Stand together against state violence

Dear Supporter, Every day, we hear about violence in the media, see it on the streets we live in, and feel it through our own experiences of trauma. The past few months have been difficult for us all — from the Orlando shooting, to the Stanford rape case, to the murder of Black men in Falcon…