Archive for August, 2015

Takeover LAPD HQ Tonight 7pm Film Screening “41st and Central”

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

8-11 TakeoverLAPD HQ

#‎TakeOverLAPD‬ HQ With us Tonight 7pm and watch “41st and Central” about the Black Panther Party! 100 W. 1st Street.

Sponsored by Black Lives Matter, Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, STOP Police Violence Coalition, Youth Justice Coalition.…

No More Jails Action Tomorrow Tuesday 8/11/15 9:30AM

Monday, August 10th, 2015

No More Jails Action August 11 2015

August 10, 2015

Press Advisory – For Immediate Release

Contacts:
Diana Zuniga, Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) Diana@curbprisonspending.org / 213-864-8931

Kim McGill, Youth Justice Coalition / kim@youth4justice.org / 323-327-1259

On the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Watts Rebellion, Community Organizations, People Who Have Been Detained in County Jails, and Our Families and Loved ones will Gather to Push the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to support creation of an “Office for Diversion Services” and Denounce the Jail Report Released Last Week by Health Management Associates
Supporting Jail Construction

What:   Press Conference, Rally and Public Comment: On the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Watts Rebellion, community organizations, people who have been detained in County jails, our families and loved ones will gather to ask – What really has changed in a County that still locks up more people than any other place in the world and still has the highest numbers of law enforcement use of force resulting in homicide – both within jails and on the street? Those gathered will push the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to support creation of an “Office for Diversion Services” and to reject the recommendations released last week …

50 Years After Watts Rebellion Actions-Has Anything Changed?

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

YJC 50 Year Watts Action August 2015

50 YEARS SINCE THE WATTS REBELLION
Two Actions on the First Day – Saturday, August 8th
in a Week of Powerful Events and Action

Saturday [8/8/15] WHERE ARE WE NOW?

ACTION #1
RALLY & MARCH
Saturday, August 8, 1:30 p.m.
Main St. & Windward Ave., Venice

(Sidewalk Outside the Traffic Circle)
JUSTICE FOR BRENDON GLENN
Killed by LAPD in Venice: May 5, 2015

“Less than 16 hours after the deadly encounter, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck stood before reporters and said he was ‘very concerned’ about the shooting, which was recorded by a security camera. ‘Any time an unarmed person is shot by a Los Angeles police officer, it takes extraordinary circumstances to justify that,’ Beck said. ‘I have not seen those extraordinary circumstances in this case.’” —LA Times, May 6, 2015

JUSTICE FOR JASON DAVIS
Killed by LAPD in Venice: July 13, 2015

Sunday, 8/9/15, the day after this rally is the 1-year anniversary of the
killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Tuesday, 8/11/15 will
mark one year since the LAPD’s killing of Ezell Ford on 85th Street in
South Central Los Angeles.

ACTION #2
2:30PM – 9PM, Art Show and Discussion:
“What Trickles Down, What Accumulates”…