Updated- Action Alert: Stop CVE in LA! @ Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles [from 14 to 21 February]

Updated- Action Alert: Stop CVE in LA!


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14 - 21
February
10:00 - 13:00

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Los Angeles City Hall
200 N Spring St Ste 101, Los Angeles, California 90012
2/6 UPDATE: Thank you all for your patience! The CVE grant has not been placed on the City Council Agenda yet. We are awaiting confirmation for when it will be on the agenda and request that you check back on this page for more details. We will let folks know as soon as we know so that you can plan ahead to join us in numbers to the city council meeting to show our visible resistance to CVE in LA!

If you haven't already done so, please sign this petition: Sign the petition: act.mpowerchange.org/sign/no-cve-in-la-sign/

We will be delivering the petition signatures to the city council the day of the vote.
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1/24 UPDATE: We are collecting signatures for this petition to deliver to the city council on Wednesday 2/7 at 10am. Our goal is to reach 1k signatures by this date! Mark 2/7 on your calendars so we can show in numbers our public resistance to CVE in LA!

Sign the petition: act.mpowerchange.org/sign/no-cve-in-la-sign/

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Despite well-documented flaws and public opposition, the City of Los Angeles is on the verge of accepting $425,000 in funds under the Federal Government’s Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) grant.

We call on Muslim community members and our allies to attend the City of Los Angeles' City Council meeting on Wednesday, January 24th at 10:00 am. We must attend in LARGE numbers to demonstrate that the vast majority of Muslims and our allies in the City of Los Angeles oppose this discriminatory and dangerous program.

Join us in letting your city council members and the City of Los Angeles know that:

— CVE is based on a flawed theory that claims there are reliable «indicators» for predicting if individuals are on a path to radicalization.
— CVE chills First Amendment protected activities such as attending a mosque, participating in activism, and expressing ideological beliefs.
— CVE targets Muslim communities and stigmatizes them as inherently suspect under the false premise that Muslims are more prone to radicalization than other religious or ethnic groups.

There will be an organizational sign-on letter for organizations to show their united opposition to CVE in addition to an individual petition. Stay tuned for links to both documents!
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