Wed. 9/9: Comment by 4 pm today against Adelanto Detention Center expansion.

#SayNOtoGEO: Help us stop the expansion by sending an email for the public comments to the Adelanto City Council.

This is not a new problem, but it’s going to get bigger soon if we don’t stop GEO from expanding. (Video from 2015) In the summer of 2014, Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) launched the Defund Detention Campaign in Adelanto to prevent the expansion of jails and prison beds in Adelanto. Our film, “Adelanto’s 10,000 Cages” tells a story about a struggling town, a community fighting for freedom, and ultimately, how one small town in California became the epicenter of the prison industrial complex.”

Submit a comment asking their city council to approve the APPEAL TO DENY “CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT (CUP) 96-11.”

DEADLINE – Submit a letter today (Sept. 9) by 4:00 pm. Here’s a sample to work from.

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