June 26 – Pull the Plug on Jail Expansion!

Dear Supporter,

Together, we’ve been building a broad movement that speaks to the real needs of our communities: we need quality resources and alternatives to imprisonment, not more jails. We are at a crucial moment to band together: this is the final year for politicians in Sacramento to distribute $500 million dollars for jail construction, and we’re ready to halt that money!

Join us on Friday, June 26 to deliver our message loud and clear in the Capitol:

Stop flooding our communities with the threat of new cages! Pull the plug on jail construction money!

Los Angeles is pausing their plans for jail construction and assessing alternatives to imprisonment. San Francisco is holding a hearing on “Alternatives to a Jail Rebuild.” The time is now. We won’t let sheriffs or decision-makers inundate us with bigger jails when our communities are ready for real solutions that don’t rely on imprisonment and punishment.

Get ready to take action:

  • RSVP to attend on June 26.
  • Send this invitation to your community group, organization and neighbors.
  • Share the event page on Facebook.
  • Organize a carpool.
  • Download the Alternatives to Imprisonment flier.

CURB members will be uniting in full force and we’re calling on you to mobilize with us. Come speak out for your communities and together we’ll demand “Pull the plug! No more jail construction money in California!” Can’t make it but want to help? Support travel funds for CURB member organizations here.

In Solidarity,

Quentin Savage
California Prison Moratorium Project
Member of Californians United for a Responsible Budget