Urban Peace Movement has conducted a new poll on voter attitudes towards youth justice in Alameda County. According to the poll, two-thirds of Alameda County voters back replacing youth incarceration and investing in health and community-based approaches such as education Read More »
As Urban Peace Movement continues to evolve our work to meet the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to update our supporters about our response, emerging needs, and how this crisis is impacting our work.
The COVID-19 pandemic Read More »
In the fall of 2018, two Alameda County Sheriff’s Officers were caught on tape admitting to illegally recording youth defendants in privileged and confidential conversations with their own attorneys. As background, last year UPM’s statewide partners worked to pass legislation Read More »
UPM youth leaders have been building with youth leaders from AYPAL Oakland to discuss the issue of gentrification and displacement – which is exacerbated by criminalization and mass incarceration. On May 10th, UPM youth led a youth march with over Read More »
UPM youth leaders have been an integral part of an effort in Alameda County to educate voters and community members about the power and discretion of the District Attorney to either further the system of mass incarceration or create policies Read More »