Human Relations Commission to Hold Special Board Meeting on Racial Profiling and Use of Force Join the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition on Wednesday, June 3rd from 5:30pm to 7:45pm at the Constituent Service Center at 8475 S. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles 90044. The LA City Human Relations Commission (HRC) will be hosting the first of … Continue reading June 3rd HRC Flier
Join Us! TOMORROW! at City Hall as Stand up to Special Order 1 and Demand Answers from the Human Relations Commission! Last year, in October, the Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission (HRC) passed a motion calling for “public forum(s) or hearing(s)…in the community on the issue of profiling to be inclusive of gang injunctions, SAR … Continue reading Join Us! TOMORROW! at City Hall as we Challenge Special Order 1 and Demand Answers from the Human Relations Commission
It’s been nearly a year and a half since the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition celebrated a successful disruption of the LA County’s Joint Regional Intelligence Center (JRIC) also known as the Fusion Center. We shut it down then, now it’s time to do it again! Fusion Centers are collection facilities of vast quantities of data … Continue reading SAR WARS!
On December 17, 2013 the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition hosted the Executive Director of the LA City HRC (Human Relations Commission) Patricia Villaseñor and Senior Human Relations Analyst Francisco Ortega at the December Coalition meeting. The agenda for the meeting included a critical, in-depth discussion with HRC representatives regarding the coalition’s proposal to hold effective public … Continue reading Los Angeles Communities meet with City Human Relations Commission
General Meeting Summary This past Tuesday, November 19th, the Coalition held its general meeting at Los Angeles Community Action Network. Coalition member Hamid Khan presented on the history of intelligence led policing, exposing the connections between predictive policing tactics that include information collection and SAR. Also discussed was the Human Relations Commission hearings on SAR, … Continue reading Update : Planning for HRC Hearings & Neighborhood Council Outreach
The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition has been hard at work speaking out at community events and conferences about the dire impact of LAPD’s Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Program. On Thursday November 14th, coalition members Jamie Garcia and Hamid Khan outreached and spoke at an event organized by the Stop NSA Spying Organization. Then on Friday … Continue reading Coalition Update : Progress with Neighborhood Councils; General Meeting on Tuesday
Last week we shared that the Los Angeles Human Relations Commission voted in favor of holding public hearings on the Los Angeles Police Department’s use of Suspicious Activity Reporting, gang injunctions and other public safety issues. This is a step forward and an opportunity for us to hold the HRC accountable in making sure they … Continue reading Coalition Update : HRC SAR Hearings in the Media and on Our Action Plan
On Thursday October 10th, the Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission passed a motion to “hold public hearings in the community on the issues of profiling, inclusive of SAR, gang injunctions and other related public safety issues.” This was a big step forward in getting a city agency to acknowledge inherent problems and deep concerns … Continue reading LA Human Relations Commission to hold public hearings on Suspicious Activity Reporting
Demand Public Hearings on LAPD Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) program The LA City Human Relations Commission (HRC) will meet on Thursday October 10th at City Hall, 10th floor, room 1050 at 10am to vote on the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition’s demand to hold public hearings on the LAPD’s Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) program and Special Order … Continue reading TAKE ACTION NOW!
Last Tuesday, September 17th, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition held its monthly meeting at the UCLA Downtown Labor Center and shared its “Surveillance 101” Presentation. Over 45 participants attended and learned about LAPD spying and how we can stop it together. On Thursday, October 10th, 10 am at City Hall, we will return to the … Continue reading Update: Pressuring LA City Human Relations Commission and SARs In The News