Month: November 2016

10 hours left – Donate to CURB on #GivingTuesday!

Dear [[First_Name]], I’m a member of CURB’S fundraising committee. I’m also a member of the No New SF Jail Coalition, organizing for 3+ years to defeat the San Francisco Sheriff & Mayor’s jail construction plans. CURB staff and member groups have anchored this jail fight, and we are winning: jail plans have been voted down at…



A Donor from Across Prison Walls…

Dear Supporter, My name is Mark Stanley-Bey and I am writing to you from across prison walls as a CURB donor. This year I donated five pieces of artwork to CURB in hopes of sustaining the work of this vital coalition. A coalition that fights every day for freedom.  I appreciate CURB because they are reaching…



Our thanks to you

As we continue processing the consequences of the election — from our fear and revulsion of the new president, to our hope and excitement for the potential of Propositions 57 and 64 to bring our loved ones home and heal our communities — I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude for your…



Join us Saturday to plug into the SF jail fight

Dear Supporter, This Saturday: Community Town Hall for a Jail-Free San Francisco! There is just under a week left before the No New SF Jail Coalition’s upcoming town hall on our next steps towards a jail-free city. On December 1st, the SF Board of Supervisors will review a series of proposals put forth by the…



Next steps in the SF jail fight

Dear Supporter, The No New SF Jail Coalition is gearing up to bring the jail fight to the new San Francisco Board of Supervisors, and we need your help. On December 1st, the board will review a series of proposals put forth by the city’s work group on alternatives to the jail at 850 Bryant. Though…



Moving Ahead and Growing Our People Power

The last few days have been a hard and dark time for most of us. We have run through many of the horrifying scenarios that could occur after the final election results. We’ve thought of how many of us women may lose the legal right to protect our bodies. Or the possibility that many undocumented…



YES on Prop 64: Legalize marijuana to stop the harm

Dear Supporter, In the last decade, there have been nearly a half million marijuana arrests in California. These arrests have disproportionately targeted people of color, particularly Black Californians, who are nearly five times more likely than white Californians to be arrested for a marijuana felony. With Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, we…



Join us for a town hall to build a jail-free SF

Dear Supporter, Last week, the No New SF Jail Coalition celebrated a victory over two new jail proposals in San Francisco! The proposals — a mental health jail proposed by District Attorney George Gascón and a new jail facility proposed by Sheriff Vicki Hennessy — were both rejected by the city’s work group on alternatives…