Media

Most Recent Coverage from Dec 15th Board Vote to Reject New Jail Proposal

San Francisco Officials Propose Mental Health Facility to Replace Jail Plan 
Jan 5, 2016
http://abc7news.com/politics/sf-officials-propose-mental-health-facility-to-replace-jail-plan/1147785/

No New Jail after SF supervisors refuse to allocate funds 
Dec 16, 2015
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/No-new-jail-S-F-supervisors-refuse-to-6700835.php

SF supes unanimously turn down plan to build new jail  
Dec 15, 2015
http://www.sfexaminer.com/sf-supes-unanimously-turn-down-plan-to-build-new-jail

SF supes unanimously reject proposal for new $240 million jail  
Dec 15, 2015
http://www.ktvu.com/news/57742061-story


San Francisco's Board of Supervisors vote down proposal to build a new jail. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Dec 2nd Action Follow-Up Media and Build Up to Dec 15th Board vote

So much is happening so fast! Check out the most recent coverage on the fight for safer communities and ensuring our city invests in real community solutions:

All Eyes on San Francisco: Stopping the Prison Industrial Complex, One Jail at a Time
Dec 11, 2015

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/34004-all-eyes-on-san-francisco-stopping-the-expansion-of-the-prison-industrial-complex-one-jail-at-a-time
Peskin In, Jail Out 
Dec 7, 2015
Protesters turn out at hearing for proposed jail, force members to go into recess 
Dec 2, 2015
The time is now to stop the SF jail 
Dec 1, 2015

NBC Bay Area’s coverage of our Town Hall meeting on May 30, 2015

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Footage from our mobilization to the the environmental review community meeting in San Francisco.

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Past Articles

San Francisco should fund effective programs, not a new jail – SF Chronicle, by Supervisor Jane Kim

The problem isn’t the sheriff – it’s the jail – SF Examiner, by Andrew Szeto

S.F. jail inmates forced to fight, public defender says – SF Chronicle, by Vivian Ho

No to Prison Industrial Complex: San Francisco’s Trans Community Responds to Brutal Murders – Truthout, by Toshio Meronek.

The waste, inequity of filling jails with those who can’t make bail – SF Chronicle, by Jeff Adachi and Naneen Karraker

All media and press from 2014 and before can be found here.

 

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