Demand a Strong Consent Decree – Submit Your Comment Today

Categories: JCUA Campaigns, JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, Police Brutality
Comment on the Draft Consent Decree Today! Last week, Attorney General Lisa Madigan released the draft consent decree on police reforms. The consent decree is an agreement that involves court oversight of the Chicago Police Department. If approved, a federal court and a court-appointed monitor would ensure reforms are carried out by certain deadlines. Click here for a fact …

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Take Action for Police Accountability with CPCA and GAPA

Categories: JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, Police Brutality
Take Action with CPCA for a Just Police Union Contract Join the Coalition for Police Contracts Accountability (CPCA) for a press conference and canvassing on the one-year anniversary of the expiration of the Fraternal Order of Police union contract. We will demand our aldermen and mayor change the current union contract to end CPD’s code of silence and allow for real accountability and transparency around police misconduct. …

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GAPA Announces Recommendations for Civilian Police Oversight Ordinance

Categories: Police Brutality
Today the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability (GAPA) announced its recommendations for an ordinance that would create a civilian police oversight commission for the Chicago Police Department. Click here to read GAPA’s full report. Click here to see the Facebook Live coverage. Read more about the ordinance and JCUA‘s involvement in this blog post. This ordinance, sponsored by Alderman …

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Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability Releases Recommendations for Civilian Oversight of the CPD

Categories: Police Brutality
Today was a milestone in the movement for police accountability in Chicago.  The Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability (“GAPA”) announced to the public the fruits of nearly two years of hard labor –of dozens of community conversations across the city, of countless steering committee meetings, of multiple meetings and consultations with policing and civil rights experts …

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JUST News – February 23, 2018

Categories: Immigrant Rights, Immigration Reform, JCUA Campaigns, JCUA Events, JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, JCUA Weekly Updates, Police Brutality
Purim Immigration Action in the Spirit of Esther Join JCUA, ICIRR, NCJW Chicago North Shore, Protected by Faith, Reform IL, and Silverstein Base Hillel to speak truth to power, in the spirit of Esther. Tell our legislators: YOU MUST ACT NOW, one week before communities are torn apart following the March 5 DACA deadline. Friday, February 26, 4:30 PM, Federal Plaza 219 S. …

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