Drop the I-word

Definition of Illegal(s): a damaging word that divides and dehumanizes communities and is used to discriminate against immigrants and people of color. The I-Word is shorthand for illegal alien, illegal immigrant and other harmful racially charged terms. About the I-Word Campaign The I-Word Campaign represents a broad spectrum of individuals and communities from across the… Continue reading Drop the I-word

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission

Learn How You Can Apply to Serve on the Commission and Ensure the Commission Reflects the Diversity of Our State In 2008, California voters passed Proposition 11, creating California’s first-ever citizens redistricting commission. The 14-member commission is responsible for drawing the state Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization districts. The legislative lines drawn by the… Continue reading The California Citizens Redistricting Commission

LCCR Presses SF to Investigate Homicide Rate Against African Americans

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights invites the media to a press conference in response to the recent murder of Terrell Rogers, a prominent community anti-violence activist. The Lawyers’ Committee calls for a meaningful commitment from the City to fully investigate the rising homicide rate against African-Americans, particularly in Bayview-Hunters Point.