#‎LIVINGWAGESnotPRISONS‬‬ #‎FF15‬ ‪#‎APRIL15DOTORG‬

California spends an average of $49,000 per year to ‪#‎INCARCERATE‬ one person. By comparison, a ‪#‎minimumwage‬ salary amounts to less than $20,000 a year before taxes, and California only spends just over $9,000 per ‪#‎publicschoolstudent‬ per academic year, which is below the national average. This prison figure does not include the price of specialized mental health units or security housing units — more restrictive facilities where those incarcerated are closely supervised — which can cost over $100,000 per prisoner per year. Keeping these people in prison in California alone costs taxpayers more than $7 billion dollars a year. (The price of sentencing people to prison via aljazeera)

‪#‎LIVINGWAGESnotPRISONS‬ ‪#‎DIVESTfromPRISONS‬‪#‎INVESTinSelfSufficiencyandCommunity‬
‪#‎FF15‬ ‪#‎APRIL15DOTORG‬

Join a City-Wide Day of Action Converging at San Diego State University on April 15th, 2015

The City Heights/ Rosa Parks Park and Performance Annex
3795 Fairmount Ave, San Diego, 92105

beginning at 1:30pm, Bus Ride with LUNCH departing to SDSU at 3:00pm – in support of $15/hour, more access to higher education, and end to racial profiling in our city!

So Low wage workers, students, communities will be rising to demand living wages and justice for our people!
WE RISE UP for Good Jobs & Self Sufficiency
WE RISE UP for an END to Racial Profiling and the Systemic Criminalization of Our Communities
WE RISE UP because it is time for San Diego to EMBRACE all its people

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