Category Archives: Reports and Resources

Lawsuit Challenging LAPD’s Refusal to Identify Echo Park Cameras

The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition has filed a new lawsuit confronting LAPD’s refusal to disclose records reflecting the location of surveillance cameras supposedly monitoring all activity in Echo Park Lake. The lawsuit can be read here. The city says these cameras were installed after LAPD’s violent assault on Echo Park Lake in March 2021. That operation … Continue reading Lawsuit Challenging LAPD’s Refusal to Identify Echo Park Cameras

Zionist Instrumentalization of the Global War on Terror

Read our article with Palestinian Youth Movement, originally published in “The Terror Trap: The Impact of the War on Terror in Muslim Communities Since 9/11” (convened by the Coalition for Civil Freedoms, The Bridge Initiative, CAGE, the Center for Islam and Global Affairs, the Muslim Justice League, ICNA Council for Social Justice, and United Voices … Continue reading Zionist Instrumentalization of the Global War on Terror

Letter to Mayor and City Council on LAPD’s $213 Budget Increase Proposal

We are community groups writing to oppose LAPD’s pending demand for a $213 million increase to its operational spending for Fiscal Year 2022-2023. If approved, this would be LAPD’s largest ever funding increase. Last November, the Board of Police Commissioners voted to approve this spending increase barely one business day after LAPD released its 687-page … Continue reading Letter to Mayor and City Council on LAPD’s $213 Budget Increase Proposal

Mayoral Candidates Vowing to Renew War on Our People

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE by Los Angeles Community Action Network and Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Mayoral candidates are starting to trot out their “public safety” proposals. While some of the rhetoric and outward dressing varies, the substance across the board all appears to be the same: vows to increase police hiring and spending at the … Continue reading Mayoral Candidates Vowing to Renew War on Our People

PT 86: War on Youth & PT 2: Collective Learning and Power Building

Recording here. Tuesday January 11th at 6PM Join us on Tuesday January 11th at 6 PM for collective learning and power building conversation, and strategy session.   Download the study guide here. The first half will be for our Fight Against the War on Youth where we will be discussing how “Countering Violent Extremism” frameworks … Continue reading PT 86: War on Youth & PT 2: Collective Learning and Power Building