Archive for July, 2015

TUESDAY, JULY 28th – DEMAND REAL COMMUNITY OVERSIGHT OF THE COUNTY SHERIFFS

Monday, July 27th, 2015

BOS Sheriff Oversight Action YJC July 28 2015

JULY 28, 2014, 9:00 AM, 500 West Temple
Downtown LA Between Hill and Grand Streets, 90012:
TOMORROW, THE LA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WILL HEAR THE REPORT BACK TOMORROW FROM THE WORKING COMMITTEE CHARGED WITH DESIGNING A CIVILIAN OVERSIGHT COMMISSION FOR THE COUNTY SHERIFFS. PLEASE COME OUT TO PUSH FOR:

1. TRUE COMMUNITY REPRESENTATION ON THE COMMISSION;
2. SUBPOENA POWER;
3. NO CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE COMMISSION;
4. INDEPENDENT COUNSEL;
5. OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL TO REPORT TO
THE COMMISSION.

‪#‎FightTheLockdown‬ ‪#‎EndSheriffViolence‬

Rise In Power YJC Warrior, Alberto Cazarez

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Alberto Cazarez Headstone July 2015

Thank you for bringing these beautiful people together Alberto Cazarez, in this life and in the next. It’s been exactly one year since you passed away, and your work and strength, power, laughter, resilience and love continue to live on through your family and community.
‪#‎AlbertoLives‬ ‪#‎RIP‬ ‪#‎RiseInPower‬

#TakeoverLAPD Film Screening & Discussion with Freeway Rick Ross Tuesday, 7/14/15

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Tuesday, July 14th, 7PM – Take Over LAPD Headquarters, 100 West Spring Street between Spring and Main
Featuring a Discussion with Freeway Rick Ross and a Screening of “Freeway: Crack in the System”

The real Rick Ross is not a rapper. He’s an urban legend in South Central LA, a famous figure whom most people have never seen, but know by name and reputation. He’s “Freeway” Rick Ross, the man who stood at the center of the crack epidemic, and whose name has been inextricably linked to the CIA-Contra-Cocaine connection. His story defies all odds and stereotypes and proves that truth is indeed stranger than fiction. FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM tells the story of broken dreams, drug dealers, dirty cops, and government complicity-more compelling than fiction.  It’s the real story behind America’s longest war. This documentary by award-winning filmmaker Marc Levin (SLAM, Mr. Untouchable, Brick City) exposes how the infiltration of crack cocaine destroyed neighborhoods across the country. At the center of it all is the rise, fall and redemption of Freeway Rick Ross, who became the King of Crack, and journalist Gary Webb, who broke the story of the CIA’s complicity in the drug war. Featuring exclusive interviews …