Black Organizing Project (Oakland) | In June, 2020, BOP dismantled Oakland Schools Police Department, the first urban district to eliminate an entire internal police department. Campaign started in 2011, when OUSD had 20 SROs.
Black Parallel School Board (Sacramento) | In June, 2020, BPSB terminated contract for school resources officers (SROs) provided by Sacramento City Police Department to Sacramento City Unified School District. Campaign started in 2016, when SCUSD had 11 SROs.
Coleman Advocates (San Francisco) | In June, 2020, Coleman terminated San Francisco Unified School District’s contract for 12 school resource officers (SROs) provided by San Francisco City Police Department. Campaign started in 2015.
Congregations Organized for Prophetic Engagement (COPE) (Inland Empire) | Cut school-related arrests in San Bernardino City School District by 90% since 2014-15, when SBCSD had the highest number of school-related arrests in the state and one of the highest in the country.
MILPA & Building Healthy Communities Salinas | Stopped the planned hiring of SROs in three Salinas school districts, with a $3.4m federal DOJ grant at stake (2017-2019); stopped the planned use of drug-sniffing dogs on school grounds in 2 school districts, one in Monterey County and the other in Santa Cruz County (2018-2019).
CADRE with the L.A. Chapter of Dignity In Schools Campaign (Los Angeles) | In 2011, ended $250 truancy tickets in L.A. County under Municipal Code 45.04 Daytime Curfew, the #1 cause in LAUSD of school-based referrals to law enforcement for over a decade, 10,000 tickets per year. Campaign started in 2008.
- 2014 Initial organizing process begins within statewide policy/action table.
- 2015 Organizational blueprint for DSC-CA is created; planning process and regional formations initiated.
- 2017 DSC-CA is officially launched; 1st Annual Statewide Convening held.
- 2018 2nd Annual Statewide Convening held; 1st Statewide Week of Action held.
- 2019 Cross-regional solidarity and capacity building expand; 3rd Annual Statewide Convening and 2nd Statewide Week of Action in support of Black Organizing Project.