Category Archives: Campaign News

Please join us on December 9th for the SLAPDS 6th Year Anniversary Celebration!

The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition seeks your support by attending, sponsoring, and/or donating to our 6 year Anniversary and Celebration on December 9, 2017 at 6 PM at Cielo Gallery located at 3201 Maple Ave. LA, CA 90011. Corner of Maple and 32nd Click HERE for a PDF of this information. The Stop LAPD Spying … Continue reading Please join us on December 9th for the SLAPDS 6th Year Anniversary Celebration!

Watch the Watchers – They Still Lie

This video is second in the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition’s “Watch the Watchers” series. Our goal is to inform and inspire communities to organize and dismantle the rapid expansion of the police state. These practices are increasingly creating dangerous conditions on the ground giving law enforcement extra-ordinary powers to continue to racially profile, invade privacy, … Continue reading Watch the Watchers – They Still Lie

Grassroots Community Self-Defense Statement of Principles

It is Our Duty to Fight for Freedom, It is Our Duty to Win…! -Assata Shakur STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES – A Living Document  (PDF) January 20, 2017 Grassroots Community Self-Defense is a group of individuals and organizations coming together to protect the human rights of our communities and ourselves to resist, organize, and defend against … Continue reading Grassroots Community Self-Defense Statement of Principles

WE NEED YOUR HELP

Click HERE to view a PDF of the letter below. December 9, 2016 We Need Your Support Dear Supporters: With the heightened dialogue around state violence and the national security police state, the work of the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition has never been more important! Over the past five years, we have created multiple spaces … Continue reading WE NEED YOUR HELP

Predictive Policing: Profit Driven Racist Policing

Click HERE to download a PDF of the Letter. December 7, 2016 Predictive Policing: Profit Driven Racist Policing It is the duty of social justice organizations to use their people-power and resources to analyze, knowledge-share, and organize regarding issues that will impact their lives and the lives of fellow community members. Due to the already … Continue reading Predictive Policing: Profit Driven Racist Policing

LA Police Commission – An Affront to the Principles of Democracy

Click HERE to download a PDF of the letter. October 12, 2016 Dear Mr. Tefank and Mr. Johnson, On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, an overflow crowd of nearly 100 members of the public attempted to participate in the public meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission.  Approximately 50 civically-engaged residents were allowed admission into the … Continue reading LA Police Commission – An Affront to the Principles of Democracy

An Appeal to Advocates – Don’t Legitimize the Surveillance State

Click HERE to Download a PDF of the statement. July 6, 2016 An Appeal to Advocates – Don’t Legitimize the Surveillance State On June 7, 2016 the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed the “Surveillance Technology and Community Safety Ordinance” related to the “Board approval requirement for the acquisition and operation of surveillance equipment, … Continue reading An Appeal to Advocates – Don’t Legitimize the Surveillance State