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Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing
Julianne Hing Reporter / Blogger
Oakland, CA

Julianne Hing is a reporter and blogger for Colorines.com covering immigration, education, criminal justice, and occasionally fashion and pop culture. In 2009 Julianne was the recipient of USC Annenberg's Institute for Justice and Journalism fellowship, which funded a reporting project on the impacts of criminal deportation on immigrant families. She has covered police brutality issues from Oakland to New Orleans and in the summer of 2010 reported for Colorlines from the courtroom where Oscar Grant's killer, BART cop Johannes Mehserle, faced trial. Julianne became politically active in high school, and started organizing students in college around access and affordability issues. She earned her B.A. in social ecology at the University of California, Irvine, where she edited Jaded magazine, named 2007 Publication of the Year by Campus Progress. Julianne’s writing has appeared on AlterNet, Truthout, Hyphen Magazine's blog, The American Prospect's blog TAPPED and Ta-Nehisi Coates' blog at The Atlantic, Racialicious, The Root and New America Media.

Julianne tweets at @juliannehing.

Asian-American Voter Outreach 101: Don't Do What Dan Adler Did

Asian-American Voter Outreach 101: Don’t Do What Dan Adler Did

by Julianne Hing on May 13 2011, 1:49PM

Yes, he’s a real person seeking actual public office. But you wouldn’t guess it from this ridiculous campaign ad.

Topics: Politics

Oakland Prepares for Johannes Mehserle's Potential Summer Release

Oakland Prepares for Johannes Mehserle’s Potential Summer Release

by Julianne Hing on May 12 2011, 2:27PM

The former transit cop is due back in court June 1.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Tiger Mom Amy Chua's Got a Plan to Overhaul U.S. Education

Tiger Mom Amy Chua’s Got a Plan to Overhaul U.S. Education

by Julianne Hing on May 12 2011, 9:10AM

Yale law professor, Tiger Mom, and now…education reformer?

Topics: Schools & Youth

Senate Dems Bring DREAM Act Back to Life for 2011

Senate Dems Bring DREAM Act Back to Life for 2011

by Julianne Hing on May 11 2011, 9:19AM

Five months after a bitter defeat in the Senate, the narrow immigration bill to benefit undocumented immigrant youth was reintroduced today in the Senate.

Topics: Immigration

Judge Blocks Utah's Immigration Laws

Judge Blocks Utah’s Immigration Laws

by Julianne Hing on May 11 2011, 7:56AM

A U.S. District Judge has issued a temporary injunction against the state’s SB 1070 copycat law.

Topics: Immigration

Why Fixing Schools in a Broken Economy Isn't Simple Math

Why Fixing Schools in a Broken Economy Isn’t Simple Math

by Julianne Hing, Jorge Rivas, Hatty Lee on May 10 2011, 10:26AM

Julianne Hing spent the school year visiting families and educators in Los Angeles. She found them navigating a reality that bears little resemblance to today’s heated reform debate.

Topics: Schools & Youth

The Education of Jose Pedraza: Why Fixing Schools Isn't Simple Math

The Education of Jose Pedraza: Why Fixing Schools Isn’t Simple Math

by Julianne Hing on May 10 2011, 10:02AM

As the recession deepens, it also complicates the effort to undo decades of educational disparities. Julianne Hing reports from Los Angeles’ public schools.

Topics: Back to School, Education Reform, Schools & Youth

Dear Eva Longoria, Obama Is Lying to You About His Immigration Policy

Dear Eva Longoria, Obama Is Lying to You About His Immigration Policy

by Julianne Hing on May 9 2011, 9:09AM

The president has far more power than he is willing to claim.

Topics: Immigration

Illinois, Defying DHS, Demands to Be Let out of Secure Communities

Illinois, Defying DHS, Demands to Be Let out of Secure Communities

by Julianne Hing on May 6 2011, 2:50PM

This fight’s heating up quickly.

Topics: Immigration

Illinois Terminates Secure Communities, Advances DREAM Act

Illinois Terminates Secure Communities, Advances DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on May 5 2011, 5:27PM

The bill now moves to the House.

Topics: Immigration

Today's Love Is for One Cute Baby DJ

Today’s Love Is for One Cute Baby DJ

by Julianne Hing on May 5 2011, 4:45PM

Thought you were an adorable toddler? Check out this kid.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Michigan's Corporate Martial Law Meets Detroit's School Reform

Michigan’s Corporate Martial Law Meets Detroit’s School Reform

by Julianne Hing on May 5 2011, 10:30AM

The city’s leaders are auctioning off its public schools.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Lawsuit: The Utah Compact Is Unconstitutional, Just Like SB 1070

Lawsuit: The Utah Compact Is Unconstitutional, Just Like SB 1070

by Julianne Hing on May 4 2011, 2:47PM

It may sound nicer than Arizona, but don’t be fooled by the pretty language.

Topics: Immigration

Michelle Obama Will Teach You How to Dougie

Michelle Obama Will Teach You How to Dougie

by Julianne Hing on May 4 2011, 1:02PM

Michelle Obama for president, anyone?

Topics: Media

On Teacher Appreciation Day, We're Showing Some Real Love to Educators

On Teacher Appreciation Day, We’re Showing Some Real Love to Educators

by Julianne Hing on May 3 2011, 7:32PM

We’re taking a moment to thank the tireless, courageous teachers in our lives.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Tucson School Board to Debate Future of Ethnic Studies Tonight

Tucson School Board to Debate Future of Ethnic Studies Tonight

by Julianne Hing on May 3 2011, 4:16PM

HB 2281 is a state law which outlawed public school classes that advocated “the overthrow of the U.S.”

Topics: Schools & Youth

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Inner Circle Falls Apart

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Inner Circle Falls Apart

by Julianne Hing on May 2 2011, 8:45AM

Two Maricopa County deputies resign after a new report reveals the posse’s striking abuse of power.

Topics: Joe Arpaio, Politics

Remembering Keith Aoki, Law Professor, Activist, Comic Artist

Remembering Keith Aoki, Law Professor, Activist, Comic Artist

by Julianne Hing on April 29 2011, 3:23PM

The respected civil rights, critical race theory and intellectual property scholar leaves behind a strong legacy.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Ariz. Officials May Prosecute Students Fighting for Ethnic Studies

Ariz. Officials May Prosecute Students Fighting for Ethnic Studies

by Julianne Hing on April 29 2011, 11:39AM

Arizona’s Attorney General says that young, impressionable kids are being influenced by rebel-rousing teachers.

Topics: Schools & Youth

White House: Latino Students' Education Key to Nation's Future

White House: Latino Students’ Education Key to Nation’s Future

by Julianne Hing on April 29 2011, 9:00AM

But the president’s market-driven school reforms are more punitive than promising.

Topics: Schools & Youth