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CSSF Restructuring Statement

Wednesday, October 2, 2013     CSSF Restructuring Statement   After three years, the Coalition for a Safe SF has decided to dissolve and restructure into a network.  The Coalition came together with the main goal of working in unison to respond to then San Francisco Chief of Police George Gascon’s racist and Islamophobic comments, and […]

Coalition Demands Mayor Lee Abandon Proposed “Stop-and-Frisk” Policy

For Immediate Release Tuesday, July 10, 2012    Contact:  Nasrina Bargzie Asian Law Caucus, 925.330.1163 Zahra Billoo CAIR-SF Bay Area, 626.252.0885 Aliya Karmali NLG SF Bay Area, 510.364.9739 Coalition Demands Mayor Lee Abandon Proposed  “Stop-and-Frisk” Policy   Citing Racial Profiling Concerns, Over 50 Bay Area Community and Civil Rights Groups Call On Mayor Lee to […]

SF Mayor Lee Signs Historic Civil Rights Ordinance into Law

COMMUNITY UPDATE Wednesday, May 10, 2012 http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs013/1103244704062/archive/1110040685894.html SF Mayor Lee Signs Historic Civil Rights Ordinance into Law Ordinance Preventing SFPD Involvement in FBI Abuses Signed After Passage by Supervisors (SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 05/10/12) On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, Mayor Edwin Lee signed the Safe San Francisco Civil Rights Ordinance.  The Ordinance was passed unanimously […]

Community Update: New, Compromise Ordinance Introduced!

SEE FULL POST HERE: http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs013/1103244704062/archive/1109751207573.html   COMMUNITY UPDATE: Wednesday, April 11, 2012   Coalition for Safe San Francisco Supports New Compromise Ordinance to Protect San Franciscans from FBI Intelligence Abuses (SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 04/11/12)  Yesterday, new legislation was introduced by lead sponsor Supervisor Jane Kim that is the result of a compromise between community […]

ACTION ALERT: The Clock is Ticking – Ask Mayor Lee to Sign the Ordinance!

http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs013/1103244704062/archive/1109701377159.html COMMUNITY ACTION ALERT  Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Dear Friends:    On Tuesday, April 3rd, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted for a second time to approve the Safe SF Civil Rights Ordinance. Introduced by Supervisor Jane Kim in January, the Ordinance has six sponsors at the Board of Supervisors including Board President David […]

Over 300 Community Members and Faith Leaders Tell Ed Lee: “Don’t Veto Our Rights!

  Having trouble viewing this email? Click here           Community Update April 1, 2012 Contact:  Summer Hararah, Asian Law Caucus, 510-861-7573, summerh@asianlawcaucus.org Lily Haskell, Arab Resource & Organizing Center 912-398-5641, lily@ararborganizing.org Zahra Billoo, CAIR-SFBA 626-252-0885, zbilloo@cair.com   Community Members and Faith Leaders Say to Ed Lee “Don’t Veto Our Rights!”   Black Church […]

3/20: EMERGENCY Press Conference, Rally & Final Vote !!!

Ordinance to Prevent SFPD-FBI Abuse Passes Board of Supervisors with 6 Votes!

For Immediate Release Tuesday, March 13, 2012    Contact:  Lily Haskell AROC, 415.861.7444 Nasrina Bargzie Asian Law Caucus, 415.896.1701 Zahra Billoo CAIR-SF Bay Area, 626.252.0885 Nadia Kayyali NLG-SF Bay Area, 510.207.1040 Ordinance to Prevent SFPD-FBI Abuse Passes Board of Supervisors with 6 Votes!    Community disappointed by “No” votes from Progressive Supervisors Cohen and Wiener, […]

Tell Mayor Edwin M. Lee– NO VETO!

Tell Mayor Edwin M. Lee — no veto! https://secure.aclu.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=4212 ORDINANCE PASSES BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WITH 6 VOTES!   We need your help to make sure the Mayor supports the Ordinance! THE FIGHT IS NOT OVER YET!  HELP US ENSURE THAT THE MAYOR DOES NOT VETO! (ACTION ITEMS BELOW) All Out! No to Secret Police-FBI Agreement! […]

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