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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.

Hector Lopez Knows Too Well What's at Stake in DREAM Act Vote

Hector Lopez Knows Too Well What’s at Stake in DREAM Act Vote

by Julianne Hing on December 3 2010, 3:52PM

As Congress weighs reform for undocumented youth, one college student scrambles to reclaim a life the DREAM Act would have preserved.

Topics: DREAM Act

Napolitano: DREAM Act's Good for National Security

Napolitano: DREAM Act’s Good for National Security

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2010, 4:50PM

But she’s still touting the administration’s record deportation numbers.

Topics: DREAM Act

Frustrated Latino Voters Consider Tequila Party

Frustrated Latino Voters Consider Tequila Party

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2010, 1:02PM

Kinda like the Tea Party. But not really.

Topics: Politics

Senate Negotiations Narrow DREAM Act's Scope as Vote Nears

Senate Negotiations Narrow DREAM Act’s Scope as Vote Nears

by Julianne Hing on December 1 2010, 5:05PM

Age limits, benefit restrictions and biometric data are added as Reid tries to pull in GOP votes.

Topics: DREAM Act

White House Has

White House Has “All Hands On Deck” Moment for DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on November 30 2010, 3:02PM

The administration wants everyone to know they’re not sitting this one out.

Topics: DREAM Act

Report: New York's Truancy Policies That Punish Parents Don't Work

Report: New York’s Truancy Policies That Punish Parents Don’t Work

by Julianne Hing on November 30 2010, 1:02PM

Schools should spend their resources on better data collection and proactively supportive, instead of punitive, outreach.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Rep. Gutierrez: Broad Support Among Dems for DREAM Act Vote

Rep. Gutierrez: Broad Support Among Dems for DREAM Act Vote

by Julianne Hing on November 29 2010, 4:53PM

The big question, as always, is whether or not the bill will have the 60 votes it needs to pass the Senate.

Topics: DREAM Act

For-Profit Schools See

For-Profit Schools See “Subprime-Opportunity”

by Julianne Hing on November 29 2010, 7:40AM

School swindlers could be headed for a repeat of the mortgage crisis.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Marcelo Lucero's Family Files $40 Million Civil Rights Suit

Marcelo Lucero’s Family Files $40 Million Civil Rights Suit

by Julianne Hing on November 24 2010, 1:32PM

Public officials and police allowed anti-immigrant attacks to go uninvestigated, family says.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Asian and Latinos Voters Keep Pollsters Guessing

Asian and Latinos Voters Keep Pollsters Guessing

by Julianne Hing on November 23 2010, 9:35AM

Neither party can take these powerful voting blocs for granted.

Topics: Politics

An International Tribute, With Love, to Women Killed in Juarez

An International Tribute, With Love, to Women Killed in Juarez

by Julianne Hing on November 22 2010, 6:57PM

“400 Women” is a new exhibit on display now in London.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Blacks and Latinos Still Locked Out of Elite Colleges

Blacks and Latinos Still Locked Out of Elite Colleges

by Julianne Hing on November 22 2010, 2:03PM

As the achievement gap narrows, top schools increase admissions standards.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Feinstein Intervenes for DREAMer Steve Li

Feinstein Intervenes for DREAMer Steve Li

by Julianne Hing on November 19 2010, 3:56PM

The California Senator introduced a new bill to keep the college student in the country.

Topics: DREAM Act

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Calls For In-State Tuition

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Calls For In-State Tuition

by Julianne Hing on November 19 2010, 3:40PM

“This is your home,” the governor says.

Topics: Immigration

Maricopa County Spends $10.1 Million to Defend Arpaio

Maricopa County Spends $10.1 Million to Defend Arpaio

by Julianne Hing on November 19 2010, 8:08AM

‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ is costing taxpayers millions.

Topics: Immigration

LAPD Officer: I Can't Do My Job Without Racially Profiling

LAPD Officer: I Can’t Do My Job Without Racially Profiling

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 5:57PM

Justice Department Warns LAPD to take racial profiling seriously.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Report: SB 1070 Has Cost Arizona $141 Million

Report: SB 1070 Has Cost Arizona $141 Million

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 1:42PM

Maybe it’s time for Gov. Jan Brewer to start asking for donations.

Topics: Immigration

Yale Cuts Teaching Program, Funds College for New Haven Kids

Yale Cuts Teaching Program, Funds College for New Haven Kids

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 11:57AM

Many saw it as an important avenue for Yale to support New Haven’s public education system.

Topics: Schools & Youth

McCain Runs Away from DREAMers as Reid Vows Senate Vote

McCain Runs Away from DREAMers as Reid Vows Senate Vote

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 11:46AM

But he can’t run too far.

Topics: DREAM Act

Today's Love: 10-Year-Old Brings Mobile Dance Studio to Detroit

Today’s Love: 10-Year-Old Brings Mobile Dance Studio to Detroit

by Julianne Hing on November 17 2010, 5:50PM

Amiya Alexander is a fearless dancer and entrepreneur. And she’s barely out of grammar school!

Topics: Celebrate Love