The JusticeLA Coalition is made up of a diverse group of organizations and community members working to stop jail expansion in L.A. County. Los Angeles county has the largest jail system in the world. Yet, county officials are planning to expand the system and squander $3.5 billion in construction costs alone. Because imprisonment is fundamentally violent, JusticeLA is working to reduce the number of people locked up in Los Angeles.
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Report: California Prisoners Regularly Exposed to Contaminated Water, The Real News, 10/11/16
LA County Supervisors delay vote on proposed women’s jail in Lancaster, LA Daily News, 10/11/16
LA County Supervisors delay vote on proposed women’s jail in Lancaster, Whittier Daily News, 10/11/16
Coalición busca detener la construcción de una cárcel de mujeres en Lancaster, La Opinión, 10/11/16
Nueva cárcel para mujeres enfermaría a reclusas por suelo tóxico y hongos, Hoy Los Angeles, 10/11/16
Activists in hazmat suits protest building Lancaster women’s prison, My News LA, 10/11/16
Group seeks to halt ‘disastrous’ LA County plan for women’s jail, LA Daily News, 10/10/16