Current & Upcoming Actions & Events

 

This Month! July 2020

JULY 8th: 12:30 pm

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The SF Police Department Budget hearing is scheduled for July 8th at 12:30pm pst.

Call in and make your voice clear: Community Not Cops! Defund SFPD NOW!

You can find instructions for calling in and sample phone scripts here: bit.ly/nosfpdcash

  • Note that while these meetings can take hours, your public comment will only take 2 minutes. You will need to call in and may be on hold for a while, so plan on having the phone on in the background as you wait for your turn to comment. Meeting agenda found here.

 

JULY 9th: 2pm

SF Board of Supervisors’ Rules Committee meeting is on July 9th at 2PM.

Support the charter amendment to remove the minimum staffing requirement and defund & disband the SFPD! In 1994—a time when our country’s politicians labeled Black and Brown children “Super-Predators”— the voters of San Francisco passed a charter amendment to set a minimum police staffing level of 1,971 officers.

The upcoming SF Board of Supervisors’ Rules Committee meeting is our first opportunity to support the charter amendment to remove the minimum staffing requirement, and get it on the ballot in November. Making your voice heard via public comment will only take a few minutes.

RSVP to this event for more information and find the link to suggested talking points here!

 

SAVE THE DATE: People’s Budget for Abolition

July 25th, 2020

Registration  & More Info coming soon!

For more info on our Abolition in Action Series, visit our website page here. 

 

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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:

 

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