Clockwise from top L: Sierra Watts in her only visit with her son, Oak Lee, before he was adopted; Minna Long’s son Noah; Michelle Barton with her daughter, Semaj, in February 2014, hours after birth; … [Read More...]
Girls, many of whom have suffered a range of trauma at home, make up a growing share of children arrested and detained across the country.
he number of juveniles in the nation’s criminal justice … [Read More...]
Mental health care in California's jails is a disaster. Day after day, we hear about the long wait lists for treatment programs, the over- and under-medication, the reliance on solitary confinement … [Read More...]
Landmark changes in California's criminal justice system four years ago have not saved the state money or reduced the rate of convicts who are quickly back behind bars as proponents had promised, but … [Read More...]
On September 2, I marched, rallied, and protested with nearly 800 people in Sacramento to demand that Gov. Brown sign AB 953: The Racial and Identity Profiling Act of 2015.
We staged die-ins … [Read More...]
California is on fire. The wildfires covering over 100,000 acres of the state are so ferocious that they’re creating their own weather patterns and are visible from space. In the Valley Fire, which is … [Read More...]