South Pasadena creates a Resource Guide to Social Services and Public Safety
An all-in-one guide to provide the South Pasadena community with resources to improve the quality of life for those in need.
Dispatch and Arrest Trends in South Pasadena Policing
Report Presented 8/15/22
South Pasadena Police arrest Black and Hispanic people at a disproportionate rate to their populations residing in the city, finds an analysis by Occidental College researchers of almost ten years of police data obtained by Care First South Pasadena.
In a historic step, South Pasadena passes resolution condemning its Sundown Town past
In a resolution championed by Care First and other local justice groups, the South Pasadena City Council recognizes and commits to remedy prejudicial policies made specifically against black, hispanic and asian minority groups.
Care First Exposes Backroom Deal with Preservationists to Skirt State Law on Caltrans Homes: Affordable Housing at Stake
The SPPF has been working behind the scenes at City Hall to influence the sale of the Caltrans homes away from affordable housing and toward a profit sharing model that would directly benefit SPPF and its members.
Care First urges Measure H funds be used for SERVICES, not Policing
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 presents their 2021-22 Budget Proposal to City Hall
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.