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 July 27 2010, 4:00PM
The president’s plans force states to tie teacher salaries to student performance.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on July 27 2010, 9:43AM
The DREAMers are taking it to the streets—and pols’ offices, too.
by Julianne Hing on July 26 2010, 3:22PM
The groups have harsh criticism for every major administrative initiative.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on July 23 2010, 11:30AM
The federal judge has indicated that if she does allow an injunction, it will be for certain sections and not the entire anti-immigrant law.
by Julianne Hing on July 22 2010, 6:29PM
This week in Phoenix a federal judge is hearing arguments from immigrant and civil rights groups, the Department of Justice and the State of Arizona over whether or not SB 1070 should be implemented on July 29. SB 1070 makes…
by Julianne Hing on July 22 2010, 12:23PM
DOJ and advocates have to prove the law would do irreparable harm if allowed to take effect.
by Julianne Hing on July 22 2010, 7:39AM
A virtual panel with the cosmetic experts who exposed the beauty company’s “Juarez” collection and got them to publicly apologize.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Julianne Hing on July 21 2010, 5:25PM
Gov. Herbert called the worker’s scheming to get inside private government databases “methodical, thoughtful, very planned.”
by Julianne Hing on July 21 2010, 12:27PM
Arizona’s collecting money from all over the country to pay for its $450 an hour private attorney.
by Julianne Hing on July 20 2010, 4:41PM
A breakdown of where they’ll go. One guess which state gets the most.
by Julianne Hing on July 20 2010, 4:36PM
Eight more Utah state employees are under investigation for their possible involvement in leaking a 29-page document containing the personal information of 1,300 Utah residents, some of whom are undocumented.
Topics: Utah Immigrant Hit List
by Julianne Hing on July 20 2010, 9:56AM
It’s a sign of how bad things are that people are fighting for jobs in a toxic stew.