Media Coverage

Selected media coverage of JusticeLA’s work.

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JusticeLA Drops 50 Jail Beds Around L.A. County on Christmas Eve
ABC 7, December 24, 2017

Co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement discusses NFL protests, FOX 11, October 16, 2017

2 L.A. County Inmates Die in 2 Days, L.A. County Sheriff’s Officials Say, KTLA 5, September 28, 2017

Activist groups protest construction of new jails in downtown Los Angeles, ABC 7, September 26, 2017

Separate Protests Close Downtown LA Streets, CBS 2/KCAL 9, September 26, 2017

Protestan por la construcción de nuevas cárceles, Telemundo52, September 26, 2017

Indigenous Artists Join in Los Angeles’s #JailBedDrop
First American Art Magazine, January 12, 2018

Thousands of inmates to spend Christmas in LA jail because bail is too high
Rolling Out, December 24, 2017

#JailBedDrop: LA’s Fight Against a Multi-Billion Dollar Jail
The Root, December 24, 2017

Group seeks shift from jail spending
Our Weekly, December 14, 2017

Activists Block Road With 100 Prison Beds To Protest L.A. Jail Expansion
HuffPost Black Voices, September 28, 2017

JusticeLA Coalition: Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, Partners With Organizations to Halt Los Angeles Jail Expansion 
The Root, September 27, 2017

Black Lives Matter, other activists protest to stop jail expansion
Los Angeles Times, September 26, 2017

‘No more jails!’: Downtown LA protesters rally against county construction plan
L.A. Daily News, September 26, 2017

Bloquearon calles y protestaron la expansión de cárceles en el condado de Los Ángeles
La Opinion, September 26, 2017

Black Lives Matter And Other Activists Brought A Jail To Downtown LA In Prison Expansion Protest
Blavity, September 26, 2017

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors is Leading the Fight Against More Jails
KJLH 102.3 FM, September 26, 2017

Protesters Rally in Downtown LA Against New Jail Construction
KFI 640 AM, September 26, 2017

LA activists mount new effort to block mental health jail
KPCC 89.3FM, September 26, 2017

Protesters oppose County jail expansion
Our Weekly, September 26, 2017

Jail Beds & Protesters Block L.A. Streets
California Patch, September 26, 2017

Beds set up on LA street to protest jail expansion, September 26, 2017

Proposed jail expansion draws protests
The Compton Herald, September 26, 2017

Beds Set up on LA Street to Protest Jail Expansion
U.S. News and World Report, September 26, 2017

Beds set up on LA street to protest jail expansion, September 26, 2017