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A Night Out for Safety and Liberation

A Night Out for Safety and Liberation August 2 - 7 p.m. Ward AME Church 1177 W. 25th Street Los Angeles Free and Open to the Public RSVP Here! very year 30 million Americans participate in … [Read More...]

Ban the Box: Helpful or Harmful?

A criminal record is a major obstacle to employment for formerly incarcerated people. In California, there are hundreds of barriers that hinder employment prospects and economic mobility for those … [Read More...]

Policing and Democracy Breakdown

The growing problem of police violence and public mistrust in law enforcement isn’t a breakdown of policing but of democracy. The secrecy and immunity that shield police officers from scrutiny and … [Read More...]

Making America Safe for Whom?

The Republican National Convention in Cleveland was been a slapdash spectacle of the absurd, with processions of B-list politicians and Z-list celebrities jockeying for the title of biggest … [Read More...]

Why Are So Many Inmates Attempting Suicide at the California Institution for Women?

Erika Rocha spent her 35th birthday— her last birthday — at California Institution for Women (CIW), the smaller of the state's two female-only prisons. In the yard of the Chino Valley facility, about … [Read More...]

Grassroots Prisoner Reentry Programs Show Progress

Weekly through the winter in Santa Ana, a group of about 20 young men and women would meet in a circle to share their experiences about leadership. The lessons they learned, however, weren’t from … [Read More...]

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