Portfolio Category: Local

No New SF Jail

After a 3 years of sustained organizing the No New SF Jail Coalition defeated the proposal to build a new jail in San Francisco on December 15th, 2015. Now we are working towards a jail-free San Francisco. Instead of signing blank checks for enhancing jail infrastructure the city needs to commit to permanently closing 850…



JusticeLA

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 over $3.5 billion in construction costs alone. Because imprisonment is fundamentally…



Stop a Jail in Your Town

If you’re wondering whether your county really needs more jail cells – or if you’re already determined that it doesn’t, we have put together some resources to help you and your neighbors sort through what some of the key issues are, what the policy alternatives to jail expansion are and what you can do to…



Reimagine 109

The #Reimagine109 campaign focuses on re-directing at least 50% of LA County’s AB 109 funding to community-based programs that prioritize holistic care, dignity for all, and empowering those most impacted by the criminal justice system What the #Reimagine109 Campaign Proposes #Reimagine109 presents LA County with the opportunity to develop comprehensive, coordinated processes among local government,…