Take Action



In 2015 we defeated a proposed jail in San Francisco. Now, let’s close 850 Bryant and create the policies and resources our SF communities need to truly thrive.

Join us: Fight AGAINST Criminalization and FOR Strong & Healthy Communities!

Contact us if you want to be involved. Ways to get involved include:

  • Request a presentation on the harms of SF’s jail expansion & 850 Bryant for your community or organization
  • Host a townhall or community event for your organization or the surrounding neighborhood & urge your Supervisors to close 850 BryantPerson1_StopCriminalizingCommunities
  • Call, email and/or meet with your district’s Supervisor and urge them to close 850 Bryant permanently.
  • Print out our #ShutDown850 factsheets and flyers & make them available at your organization, restaurant, business, housing collective or community spaces.
  • Have your organization sign up for our contact list, to be informed on updates & actions (such as our #ShutDown850 Sign-on Letter and our more recent sign-on letter to Protect Prisoners against COVID-19).
  • Write an OpEd or Letter to the Editor
  • Join us for Jail Outreach on Saturdays
  • Share your or your loved one’s story of how being imprisoned at 850 Bryant or any of SF’s jails impacted you & your community with the coalition
  • Become a member of the NoNewSFJails Coalition!
No New SF Jail Coalition Celebrates December 15th Victory on the Steps of City Hall

Current & Upcoming Actions



Past Actions

Our coalition members and allies have carried out powerful actions to demonstrate our commitment to strong communities, not more jails.

Check out some of the important work the coalition has done HERE.

2015 VICTORY Defeating the City’s Proposal for a New Jail in SF: