TL;DR From The Weekly Email For August 25, 2019

60 SECONDS FOR JUSTICE: Quick Things You Can Do Right Now

  1. DONATE to support John Penny, who was shot for being Black and houseless by LAPD. After shooting him, LAPD arrested him and confiscated all of his belongings, leaving him with nothing. https://www.gofundme.com/f/justiceforjohnpenny

  2. CALL your State Senator and tell them to VOTE YES on AB 1460 to make Ethnic Studies a CSU requirement. You can find your Senator here: http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/.

  3. SIGN AND SHARE the petition to LAPD Chief Michel Moore to fire Officers Ryan Lee and Martin Robles for the murder of #GrecharioMack inside Crenshaw Mall on 4/10/2018. tinyurl.com/Grechario.

  4. CANCEL your membership at 24-Hour Fitness and tell everyone you know to cancel in the names of #AlbertRamonDorsey and #DennisToddRogers.

ACTIONS & UPDATES

  • Tuesday, 8/27 9AM – Los Angeles Police Commission Meeting, 100 W. 1st Street DTLA – Stand with our Stop LAPD Spying Coalition comrades and demand an end to "predictive policing’ that targets our community members and increases the risk of Black folks being killed by police. Press conference at 9, followed by Police Commission meeting at 9:30AM.

  • Tuesday, 8/27 7PM – Torrance City Council Meeting, 3031 Torrance Blvd., TorranceThey still have not released the names of the officers who murdered #ChristopherDeandreMitchell. The community demands answers and justice. Join us!

  • Wednesday, 8/28 4PM – #JackieLaceyMustGo at the Hall of (In)Justice, 211 W. Temple DTLAStand with the families of those murdered by police. Demand that District Attorney Jackie Lacey step down for her refusal to prosecute the officers who kill our people.

  • Saturday, 8/31 11AM – Funeral for #JamaalSimpson at Church One Ministries, 700 70th St., Long Beach – Please come out to support Jamaal’s family as they lay his body to rest. Jamaal was just 21-years-old when he was shot and killed by LA County Sheriffs on August 1, 2019. Family requests no cameras or video.

  • Campaigners for Black Lives: Every Wednesday in the 7AM hour, Sister Margaret Prescod hosts a segment highlighting stories central to global BLM work. The segment is co-produced by BLMLA. Be sure to tune in at 90.7FM KPFK kpfk.org.

  • Move the Crowd: Tune in to Sister Melina’s radio show every Thursday at 8am and 12 noon on radiojustice.org.

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