Archive for October, 2015

NEW LOCATION – 6:30PM, Thursday, October 29th: Community Meeting in OC to Discuss 3 New Gang Injunctions in City of Placentia

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Injunctions are injustice poster yjc

There has been a dramatic increase in the use of gang injunctions in Orange County.  Recently, 3 additional “injunction zones” were created targeting three neighborhoods in the city of Placentia – Atwood, La Jolla and Placentia. 

PLEASE JOIN LIFE-LONG COMMUNITY RESIDENTS OF PLACENTIA, CALIFORNIA FAMILIES TO ABOLISH SOLITARY CONFINEMENT, CHICANOS UNIDOS, ORANGE COUNTY ACLU, UC IRVINE LAW SCHOOL AND THE YOUTH JUSTICE COALITION to discuss the injunctions and what they mean for you and your community.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29TH, 6:30PM DINNER / 7PM DISCUSSION
CAL STATE UNIVERSITY FULLERTON
McCARTHY HALL, ROOM 47 – BASEMENT
ENTER CAMPUS NEAR NUTWOOD AND COMMONWEALTH

Hear directly from: Community members about the impact of gang injunctions in Orange County; people who have been served with an injunction; and groups who have been fighting to challenge gang injunctions through direct action organizing, the courts, the state legislature, and local government.
Call Dolores Canales with any questions: (714) 290-9077 or e-mail kim@youth4justice.org.

In communities throughout the state, gang injunctions have increased the use of agressive policing impacting the entire community, including increased stops and frisks of youth/young adults on the street, increased searches in schools, raids of people’s homes, Probation, Parole and ICE checks, and the

6:30PM Thursday 10/29-Community Meeting with Chicanos Unidos de O.C. to Discuss 3 New Gang Injunctions in City of Placentia

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Injunctions are injustice poster yjc

There has been a dramatic increase in the use of gang injunctions in Orange County. Recently, 3 additional “injunction zones” were created targeting three neighborhoods in the city of Placentia – Atwood, La Jolla and Placentia.

In communities throughout the state, gang injunctions have increased the use of aggressive policing impacting the entire community, including increased stops and frisks of youth/young adults on the street, increased searches in schools, raids of people‘s homes, Probation, Parole and ICE checks, and the increased use of militarization including helicopters above the community.

Join Chicanos Unidos de O.C. on Thursday night to find out more about the injuctions and what this means for you and your community:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29TH, 6:30PM
MEETING ON THREE NEW GANG INJUNCTIONS IN THE CITY OF PLACENTIA
ROSA’S PIZZA
116 BRADFORD AVENUE
PLACENTIA, CA
92870

Hear directly from: Community members about the impact of gang injunctions in Orange County; people who have been served with an injunction; and groups who have been fighting to challenge gang injunctions through direct action organzing, the courts, the state legislature, and local government.

Call or e-mail us with any questions: (323)327-1259 / kim@youth4justice.org

No War On Youth Injunctions Our Streets

Sunday, October 25, 5-7pm at USC: Drama and Dialogue About Ending Solitary Confinement in California

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Mariposa Play Image

JOIN US FOR A PERFORMANCE OF MARIPOSA & THE SAINT
FOLLOWED BY A CONVERSATION
ABOUT THE GROWING MOVEMENT TO
END SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

Sunday, October 25th, 5 – 7pm

United University Church

on the Campus of the Univerity of Southern California
817 W 34th St, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Enter the campus at Jefferson and Hoover

TICKETS:

$10-$15 Sliding Scale (No one will be turned away for lack of funds.)

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

www.juliasteeleallen.com

Facebook: Youth Justice Coalition / action@youth4justice.org

In 2012, Mariposa was sentenced to 15 months in isolated confinement.
Years later, she is still there.
The play chronicles her letters to longtime friend Julia Steele Allen.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE YOUTH JUSTICE COALITION
Members of the Youth Justice Coalition who have experienced solitary confinement in
juvenile halls, jails and prisons will share their experiences and introduce the
audience to the current struggle to pass state legislation to challenge the use of
solitary confinement in California.
ABOUT SB124

Authored by Senator Mark Leno and co-sponsored by Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, the Youth Justice Coalition, the Children’s Defense Fund – California, and the CA Public Defender’s Association, Senate Bill 124 would drastically limit the harmful practice of solitary confinement