Archive for March, 2015

#TakeoverLAPD Film Screening and Art Project Friday, 3/27

Friday, March 27th, 2015

3-27-15 TakeoverLAPDFlyer Hidden Colors

FRIDAY, MARCH 27TH
#TakeoverLAPD Film Screening:

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD PRESENTS
“HIDDEN COLORS” + HELP TO PAINT COFFINS FOR #DeathByCop#APRIL7 MARCH TO REMEMBER THE 615 PEOPLE KILLED BY LA LAW ENFORCEMENT SINCE 2000.

Painting starts at 3:00PM. Film starts at 6:00PM at LAPD HEADQUARTERS at 100 WEST 1ST STREET, BETWEEN MAIN AND SPRING STREETS, DOWNTOWN LA

RSVP to March: www.bit.ly/DeathByCop
Endorse: www.bit.ly/EndorseMarch

Sign on Today for TRUE Civilian Oversight of the LA County Sheriffs Department

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

MicroscopeFocusOnLASD

Proposed Composition and Selection Process

LASD Civilian Oversight Commission Composition

1. The Oversight Commission shall consist of at least nine members.  Each member shall be a resident of Los Angeles.  The members shall be selected as follows:

A. Each Supervisor shall choose one member to serve on the Committee who lives in that Supervisor’s district.

Each County Supervisor and/or their staff will review written applications and conduct interviews with candidates, and will make final selections in accordance with LA County Charter policies to ensure selection meets standards of fairness, ethics and transparency.

In addition to their duties on the Commission, each Commissioner will work with the County Supervisors’ staff and social justice groups working to LASD to coordinate a community-based hearing in the district once a year on a weekend or evening to ensure that the Commission hear directly from residents in each district (for a total of 5 community-based hearings a year).

Justification for Residency Requirement:

The only way to guarantee geographic diversity is to require that County Supervisors’ representatives live in their districts.  An added requirement should be that they are familiar with the impacts that LASD patrols, Metro patrols and jail custody have on the residents of …

#DeathByCop Action Tuesday, April 7th: March for the Hundreds Killed By L.A. Law Enforcement

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Death By Cop Kim Draft #2 with hashtags

RSVP On Event Page and Endorse The March To Support!
SAVE THE DATE: TUESDAY, APRIL 7th.
NO WORK. NO SCHOOL. ALL OUT TO THE STREETS.
610+ people have been killed by Los Angeles County Law Enforcement since the year 2000. The “Don’t Shoot” report can be found on the YJC website.

On 4/7/15, the United Families for Justice (UFJ) is organizing a 4-Directions March: North, South, East, West-That will start at 9:00AM and converge in Downtown L.A. at 12:30 in front of the LA County Board of Supervisors at 500 W. Temple L.A. 90012. We will also stop by the District Attorney Office Jackie Lacey Office at 210 West Temple St.

COME TO PLANNING MEETINGS:

1. Tuesday, 3/17/15 at 5:30PM at the (MacArthur Park) UCLA Labor Center 675 S Park View St, L.A., CA 90057
2. Tuesday, 3/24/15 at 5:30PM at YJC Chuco’s Justice Center 1137 E. Redondo Blvd. Inglewood, CA 90302
3. Tuesday, 3/31/15 at 5:30PM at LACAN 838 E. 6TH ST. L.A., CA 90021

ROUTES FOR MARCH:
Join any of the 4 Routes in the morning. Routes are being finalized this week, so please check back for details.

North Side
9am Start at Central Juvenile Hall, pass …