Friday September 25, 2020
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BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 9/10/20
On September 8, while the Jacksonville City Council met virtually, the Jacksonville Community Action Committee held a press conference outside of city hall demanding the city council reduce Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office proposed nearly half-billion dollar budget and reallocate funding to other public services and Black community investment.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 8/21/20
On August 18, Jacksonville held primary reflections where movement candidates won big. Angie Nixon, a trade union leader with SEIU and a community organizer, defeated incumbent State Representative Kimberly Daniels in District 14 by a margin of 60% to 40%.
BY Mary Correia | Tallahassee, FL | 8/04/20
Tallahassee, FL -The Tallahassee Community Action Committee (TCAC) hosted an online training and workshop, July 30, over Facebook Live on the topic of community control of police.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 6/15/20
For the third Saturday in a row, June 13, thousands flooded the streets in downtown Jacksonville to demand police accountability and community control of the police, uniting with the National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression’s call for a day of action.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 6/05/20
Community activists who led a historic 3500-person protest for police accountability in Jacksonville are meeting brutality with solidarity.
BY Robbey Hayes | Jacksonville, FL | 6/02/20
Just hours after 3500 people rallied for police accountability in downtown Jacksonville on May 30, the president of the city’s police union took to Facebook and threatened a local teacher and community activist.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 6/01/20
In an historic mobilization, over 3500 people took the streets in coordination with the National Alliance Against Racist Political Repression national day of action, May 30 to protest against police crimes committed by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO).
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 4/27/20
Around three dozen cars joined a Jacksonville Community Action Committee (JCAC) protest on Friday evening, April 24, calling for a mass release of Duval County inmates in the overpopulated Duval County jail.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 1/18/20
Nearly 100 people gathered to hold a vigil demanding justice for Kwame Jones, January 17.
BY staff | Jacksonville | 8/13/19
On August 2, the Jacksonville Community Action Committee (JCAC) and the family of Jalen Mays held a vigil to remember his life on the three-month anniversary of his death. At the vigil, the protesters chanted, “Justice for Jalen.”
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