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New Release of Data from YJC on Law Enforcement Use of Force Resulting in a Homicide

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This report documents the deaths of 589 people who lived in Los Angeles County and were killed by law enforcement between January 1, 2000 and August 31, 2014.1 In addition, the report documents all cases – with name, age, race, location and where possible incident details – from January 1, More info>

We need your vote! Vote for the L.A. for Youth Campaign!

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The youth of Los Angeles need your vote! Vote for the L.A. for Youth Campaign! Click here to vote: http://myla2050play.maker.good.is/projects/LA4YOUTH L.A. for Youth is in the "PLAY" category of the LA2050 Grants Challenge. You can only vote once in each category. Vote now and share with your More info>

Sign the petition to Kamala Harris: Appoint a Special Prosecutor to investigate and prosecute law enforcement use of force

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Kamala Harris: Appoint a Special Prosecutor to investigate and prosecute law enforcement use of force. Sign the Petition On Monday, August 12th, 2014 another UNARMED youth of color – Ezell Ford - was killed by police on the streets of Los Angeles. Sign this petition and demand that More info>

June 21st, 2-5pm at USC – Youth Justice Coalition / FREE LA High School Graduation and Celebration

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Please send NEW Letter Of Support for AB1756 re Juvenile Record-Sealing by Tuesday, June 10

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Thank you for all your letters and calls to pass AB1756 out of the Assembly. AB 1756, the Starting Over Strong bill, seeks to eliminate the fee for juvenile record sealing and make the record sealing remedy equally accessible to all California youth. Now that we are out of the Assembly, More info>

YJC’s Voters’ Guide for LA County Sheriff

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Young people of color – ages 13 – 24 – are the population most targeted for stop and frisk and ticketing on both the streets and public transportation; the population most likely to be killed by deputies’ gunfire; the population with the highest rates of arrest, detention and More info>

L.A. for Youth Rally and Concert, May 27th – A New Generation Takes Over City Hall!!!

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YOUTH ARTISTS PERFORM ON STEPS OF LA CITY HALL, CALL FOR REDIRECTION OF FUNDS USED TO LOCK YOUTH UP TOWARD INVESTMENT IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT See the Video Promoting the Event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Asqmt2BMQfQ What: LA for Youth Concert & Rally When: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from More info>

Free Expungement Clinic Saturday, May 24th

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COME THROUGH ON SATURDAY AT 10AM TO GET YOUR RECORD EXPUNGED. THIS PROCESS OFTEN COATS AS MUCH AS $1,200. BUT COME TO CHUCO'S WITH A PRINT-OUT OF YOUR RECORD AND WE'LL DO IT FOR FREE. RESPOND TO THIS E-MAIL TO RSVP OR WITH ANY More info>

Pack the MTA Hearing May 22nd to End Ticketing and Arrest of Youth for Fare Evasion and to Win a FREE Metro Pass for LA County Students

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Please join the movement to push for a FREE LA County Student Metro Pass and an end to the Criminalization, Stop and Frisk, Ticketing and Arrest of Young People for Fare Evasion!!!    TAKE ACTION   TOMORROW, THURSDAY, MAY 22ND – 9:30AM METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY HEARING More info>

CAR WASH: Saturday, May 10 to Help Bury Ana Ortiz

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Please come through and get your car washed! Please come out Saturday, May 10 to support the family of Ana Ortiz. Your donations will help to pay for mortuary and funeral expenses. Location: Crenshaw and Adams, in South Central LA, 10am - 4pm Donations can also be made online here. Thank More info>