Yooooooo @justicelanow βπ½βπ½βπ½βπ½ HUUUUGE win!! DONT GET IT TWISTED... the work continues to see this done properly. But this first stage of victory is a HUGE step. Stay tuned for next steps. Follow @justicelanow THIS is what intersectional coalition building looks like!! This is what people power looks like. Itβs a consistent pattern. No progress has ever come from the leader or the politician or from the top down... They are only the very tip of the iceberg. Change ALWAYS comes from the bottom up. From oppressed communities building with radical love TOGETHER and demanding change. Read below or tap the picture to see the organizers who were involved! Of course not including the important part of all of you who signed the petition and reposted and called etc. ππ½π€
#repost @mrmikedelarocha βSeptember 2017. We launched. 100 jail beds dropped in front of the LA County Board of Supervisors. No one said it was possible. But we believed. We organized. We all played our roles. And we kept moving.
February 2019. We did it you all!!!! We stopped a jail from being built. We changed hearts and minds. We redirected resources. We centered love so much in our work that our family members would no longer be treated in cages but in hospitals.
I love you @osopepatrisse @cocosouthla @dignityandpowernow @youthjusticela @curbprisons @justleadershipusa @criticalresistance @translatinacoalition and everyone whose a part of @justicelanow This is our victory. This is people power. This is how we win. Onward. β
whaaa? this is fantastic!
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So needed! ππΎππΎ
THIS IS BIG!!!!!!!!!ππ½
β€οΈ Yes and please.
Only if they follow through and make it a quality facility. We don't want an asylum. π There are still mountains to move.
Yes Iβm so so happy for this! Well organized campaign, getting folx involved and creating something truly helpful in the end.
LOVE THIS!! π