It’s #GivingTuesday! Support CURB Today!

by Ivette Alé

Today is #GivingTuesday and CURB needs your support! You know what keeps our communities safe – good schools for our young people, community-based health care, employment with a living wage, affordable housing … Shifting $11.4 BILLION away from incarceration would go a long way in restoring the social safety net in California.  Your donation to…



Support CURB on #GivingTuesday !

by Ivette Alé

Show your support for CURB’s transformative work on #GivingTuesday! CURB has had a year of major accomplishments thanks to your support! From the passing of the RISE Act, to the launch of the JusticeLA Campaign, the CURB coalition has made huge strides towards our collective liberation! But there is more work to be done! As we gear up…



Happy to Join CURB

by Ivette Alé

I am the daughter of a law enforcement officer and sister to someone currently incarcerated, an up-and-coming poet, and aspiring Civil Rights Attorney. For over a year I have dedicated myself to legal research and advocacy for those most affected by the prison-industrial complex, with a strong focus on successful community sponsored re-entry. I have…



Drop LWOP- the time is now!

by Ivette Alé

Dear Supporter, Governor Brown has several bills on his desk that speak to California voters’ commitment to move away from punitive punishments and closer to community based car, as a model for public safety. Included in that stack of criminal justice reform legislation is SB 394 which moves to end life without the possibility of…



by Ivette Alé

Dear Supporter, Now is the time to turn up the pressure on our state assembly to pass SB 180, the Repeal Ineffective Sentencing Enhancement (RISE) Act! SB 180 would repeal the three-year sentence enhancement for prior drug convictions, with the exception of convictions involving a minor. Prosecutors have used sentence enhancements for prior drug convictions…



Fresno Clean Slate Event- Day 1

by Ivette Alé

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, All of Us or None- Fresno and California Prison Moratorium Project Invite You to a CLEAN SLATE DAY! Have you ever been convicted of a felony, been detained in a juvenile hall, jail, prison, or INS detention? Have you been denied jobs, public housing or welfare due to a…



Women for Care Not Cages!

by Ivette Alé

My name is Gina and I am the founder of Essie Justice Group – a fierce organization of women with incarcerated loved ones and a proud member of CURB. Our powerful mission: To build a movement to empower women with incarcerated loved ones. And to break the cycles of pain, isolation and poverty that many…