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Care First Materials

Probation Departments Are Fueling the Largest Growth of Mass Incarceration in U.S. History

Care First California, 2023
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In-Custody Death Materials

More Lives Lost: In-Custody Deaths in California in 2023

Statewide In-Custody Deaths Workgroup
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Guidelines & Toolkits

Abolitionist Language Guide

CURB, October 2021 
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A SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLKIT: For Organizing and Advocacy to End Mass Criminalization and Incarceration

Community Justice Exchange
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Toolkit: How to Stop a Jail in Your Town

CURB, compilation of resources 
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Reports & Data

Annual Impact Report: SF Pretrial

San Francisco Pretrial Diversion Project, 2022
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CA Urban Crime Declined in 2020 Amid Social and Economic Upheaval

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, Sept. 2021
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Electronic Prisons: The Operation of Ankle Monitoring in the US Legal System

George Washington University Law School, Sept. 2021
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Discord & Inaction: Bail and Detention Decisions One Year After Humphrey

Silicon Valley Debug, April 2022
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Exploring the Immediate Effects of COVID-19, Containment Policies on Crime: an Empirical Analysis of the Short-Term Aftermath in Los Angeles

American Journal of Criminal Justice
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GRAC Recommendations

Gender Responsive Advisory Committee 2021-22 Recommendations 
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LAO: 2021-22 Spending Plan

Legislative Analyst’s Office
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Leveraging Governmental Public Health Tools to Address the Harms of the Criminal Legal System

Human Impact Partners + Critical Resistance  
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Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2022

Prison Policy Initiative  
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People in Jail & Prison Spring 2021

Vera Institute, Jun. 2021
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The People's Plan for Prison Closure

Californians United for a Responsible Budget, Oct. 2020
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Care First Statements, Letters, & Press Releases

Letter Opposing $140M Probation Pretrial Expansion (Assembly)

Care First CA Coalition, April 2021
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Letter Opposing $140M Probation Pretrial Expansion (Senate)

Care First CA Coalition, April 2021
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BOS Letter: Supporting youth development and racial justice in LA County Schools

Care First CA Coalition, July 2021
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$140 Million in Misguided Pretrial Program, Expands Law Enforcement

Care First CA Coalition, July 2021
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AB 1670 Press Release

Care First CA Coalition, March 2022
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Media Advisory: AB 1670 Press Conference

Care First CA Coalition, Feb 2022
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