LAPD's Community Safety Partnership Bureau may be a recent development, but it was decades in the making. CSP is the culmination of a counter-insurgency effort by generations of LAPD police chiefs. Check out Stop LAPD Spying Coalition's newest zine A CHIEF-BY-CHIEF HISTORY OF LAPD ''COMMUNITY POLICING'' AND COUNTER-INSURGENCY to learn more about how LAPD has used community policing over the past century to deflect criticism and secure resources.
Check out our newest zine BURNING BRIDGES – ABOLISHING OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE STATE that was created collectively by our community policing working group. The zine looks at the cyclical nature of reform that gets introduced following each uprising.
The mission of the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) is to help people dealing with poverty create & discover opportunities, while serving as a vehicle to ensure we have voice, power & opinion in the decisions that are directly affecting us.
The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition is a community organization founded in 2011. We work to build community power toward abolishing police surveillance. We are rooted in the Skid Row neighborhood of downtown Los Angeles, based out of the Los Angeles Community Action Network.
The Othering & Belonging Institute at the University of California, Berkeley is a vibrant hub of scholars, researchers, organizers, strategic communicators, policymakers, and community partners working to find new ways to identify and eliminate the barriers to an inclusive, just, and sustainable world.