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It’s #GivingTuesday! Support CURB Today!

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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 !

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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

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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…



Voting Restoration & Democracy Act- Join us!

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We are getting ready to start collecting petition signatures to get the Voting Restoration & Democracy Act on the Nov. 2018 ballot, and we need volunteers! If we get this passed, 180,000 people in prison and on parole in CA will have their rights to vote restored! Come out tonight from 6-8pm and get trained on:…



Drop LWOP- the time is now!

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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…



RISE Act passes! On to the Governor’s desk!

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Dear Supporter, Congratulations! California has successfully passed the biggest sentencing reform in the history of the California State Legislature. SB 180 moves out of the Assembly on a 41 to 25 vote and on to the governor’s desk to be signed. Much appreciation to every person who took the time to make calls, send in…



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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

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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…



Make your voice heard! Prop. 57 Regulations

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Attention all advocates for care not cages! We have 28-days left to voice our recommendations for Prop. 57 regulations. The written public comment period ends September 1, 2017 at 5:00pm. It is up to us to make sure that California voters are not undermined in the CDCR’s proposed regulations. It is our duty to make sure…



Women for Care Not Cages!

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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…