Archive for January, 2016

Urgent: Sign On To Letter for Real and Lasting Change of LA County Probation

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

YJC Flyer BOS February 2 2016 Probation

JOIN US IN PUSHING FOR REAL POWER IN COMMUNITY OVERSIGHT OF THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT:

1. Attend Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ Hearing – 9:30AM, 2/2/16 @ Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 West Temple, near the corner of Grand in Downtown LA, 90012

2. Tell LA what you want in a new Probation Chief.
Take a few minutes to tell us HOW the new chief should be selected and WHAT they should work on:
www.surveymonkey.com/r/PWW32MV

3. If you haven’t already done so, sign on to the letter urging the Board to push forward on community oversight – starting with community involvement n the recruitment and selection of the next Probation Chief. Send an email to kim@youth4justice.org with your group’s/organization’s logo, and the name and title of the person to rep on the the letter by Monday, 2/1/16 by noon.

OVER THE PAST DECADE, LA COUNTY HAS HAD SIX PROBATION CHIEFS AND TWO INTERIM CHIEFS. LA COUNTY PROBATION HAS BEEN NOTORIOUS:

1. For treating youth, families and community based organizations as incompetent and unnecessary;

2. For locking up more youth than any other jurisdiction in the world and maintaining unfair practices that lead to disproportionate contact for youth of color;

3. For

ACTION: Justice For #NoelAguilar Saturday, 1/16/16 at 1:00PM in Long Beach

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Noel Aguilar Action 1:16:16 MEME Canva

Support the family of Noel Aguilar who was murdered by Compton Sheriffs in Long Beach on Monday May 26, 2014.

New video footage has surfaced of killer sheriffs executing Noel in the back while he was handcuffed on the ground. Noel’s family will have Justice…Or Else.

A few of his last words were “I’m Dying”…and “I Don’t Have Any Gun…”

VIDEO-TRIGGER WARNING (Explicit Content): www.bit.ly/Justice4Noel

We are taking action near Martin Luther King Jr. Day because it is a reminder that WE the People have the Power! And that it is our time to rise up!

SHARE THE EVENT PAGE: www.bit.ly/NoelAguilar

#ImDying #IDontHaveAnyGun #NoelAguilar #DeathByCop #RememberMe#LongBeach #JusticeOrElse