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.
by Julianne Hing on January 21 2011, 3:09PM
But enrollment remains pretty dismal.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on January 21 2011, 2:14PM
Residents in the town of Lebanon rail against what the district’s ” truancy punishment machine.”
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on January 21 2011, 9:15AM
Strict Asian parenting is often borne of struggle and exclusion and hardship, a reaction to learning that the American dream can remain elusive no matter how hard people work.
by Julianne Hing on January 19 2011, 2:45PM
State becomes the first legislature to make good on its talk of passing a law that mimics Arizona’s SB 1070.
by Julianne Hing on January 19 2011, 2:05PM
Apparently, the opinions of Latinos, Asians, and folks of Middle Eastern descent don’t matter.
by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 5:39PM
One Southern California surf shop chose to celebrate Monday’s holiday in all the wrong ways.
by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 2:39PM
A battle between black and brown voters is brewing in Southern California.
by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 12:14PM
The United Farm Workers co-founder urges Tucson’s educators to violate the controversial new law.
by Julianne Hing on January 14 2011, 11:50AM
State Delegate Christopher Peace is at it again.
by Julianne Hing on January 14 2011, 10:49AM
We sort through the silly and serious in this year’s crop of nominees.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Julianne Hing on January 12 2011, 2:54PM
So much for rising above our nation’s heated political rhetoric.
by Julianne Hing on January 11 2011, 6:07PM
Each post is simple: one black and white photo, a short explanation, and there you are
Topics: Celebrate Love