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South Pas Coalition Asks
CA Attorney General for
Investigation of the Police Dept

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July 15, 2021- A coalition of South Pasadena groups including Care First, BLM South Pasadena and A.R.C. submitted a complaint to the CA Attorney General to investigate past instances of bias in the police department.


Caltrans Wastes Over $23M 'Protecting' Unused Homes

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Records provided by the CHP reveal Caltrans Region 7 is paying $23.5 million to the CHP to guard 138 empty Caltrans properties along the I-170 corridor over a 13-month period. The cost far exceeds the cost of building repairs.

Care First presents their 2021-22 Budget Proposal to City Hall

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Care First South Pasadena introduced a series of proposals for South Pasadena’s upcoming fiscal year 2021–2022 budget to support a racially and economically inclusive future for all residents and an improved natural environment and transportation system.

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Public Comments

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Read Our Public Comments to the South Pasadena City Council

Speaker Series

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Find Links to past events and see upcoming events.

WATCH Care First as we present our 2021-22 Budget Proposal

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Watch Care First South Pasadena's presentation of our budget proposals for 2021-22.

Care First urges Measure H funds be used for SERVICES, not Policing

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Funneling Measure H funds to law enforcement for outreach to unhoused people in the community is the wrong approach. The purpose of outreach is to develop trust, a connection to community, and hopefully in time, a bridge to appropriate services. The purpose of policing—enforcement of laws—is at odds with those goals.

Care First Joins Local Orgs to Provide Meals and Necessities to the Unhoused

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CareFirstSP joined ARC and SPBLM to distribute meals and necessities to local homeless neighbors. This will be an ongoing effort. Contact us if you'd like to help, either as a volunteer or financially.

Join Care First for a General Meeting to discuss past work and future goals

Please join us for an update on our recent work with policing and help us develop a 2022 South Pasadena Social Justice Plan