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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.

Cities Still Boycotting Arizona, But Does It Matter? Infographic

Cities Still Boycotting Arizona, But Does It Matter?

by Julianne Hing on August 3 2010, 5:22PM

At least 22 cities and counties have passed resolutions condemning the SB 1070-state.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

MAC, Rodarte Will Donate ALL Global Profits to Juarez

MAC, Rodarte Will Donate ALL Global Profits to Juarez

by Julianne Hing on August 2 2010, 1:42PM

Both companies scramble to cover missteps in their Juarez-inspired makeup line.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Obama to Critics: I'm Not Bashing Teachers

Obama to Critics: I’m Not Bashing Teachers

by Julianne Hing on July 30 2010, 5:00PM

The president insists his controversial program doesn’t amount to teacher bashing.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Brewer Appeals Injunction Ruling

Brewer Appeals Injunction Ruling

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2010, 7:22PM

The Arizona governor wants the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to let the whole law go into effect while the lawsuits get resolved.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

What's Next for Arizona's SB 1070?

What’s Next for Arizona’s SB 1070?

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2010, 1:58PM

Activists storm the state as lawyers hunker down for a long fight.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

DREAM Act Moves to the Top of the List

DREAM Act Moves to the Top of the List

by Julianne Hing on July 28 2010, 3:17PM

Congressional Democrats and Beltway activists are coming around to the idea of creating a path to citizenship for youth, with or without broader immigration reforms.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Federal Judge Blocks Portions of SB 1070

Federal Judge Blocks Portions of SB 1070

by Julianne Hing on July 28 2010, 2:03PM

Ruling comes just hours before the law was to take effect tomorrow.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070

NYC Settles Sean Bell Case for $7 Million

NYC Settles Sean Bell Case for $7 Million

by Julianne Hing on July 28 2010, 11:49AM

It’s getting expensive for city police forces to keep shooting unarmed citizens.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Nineteen Finalists Named in Obama's Controversial Education Project

Nineteen Finalists Named in Obama’s Controversial Education Project

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

Undergrads On the Brink of Homelessness

Undergrads On the Brink of Homelessness

by Julianne Hing on July 27 2010, 11:25AM

With a rise in college tuition and unemployment, students are managing to stay in school by sleeping in the library and showering at the gym.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Youth Activists Shake Up Congress, but Reform Still a DREAM

Youth Activists Shake Up Congress, but Reform Still a DREAM

by Julianne Hing on July 27 2010, 9:43AM

The DREAMers are taking it to the streets—and pols’ offices, too.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Civil Rights Groups Slam Obama's Education Reforms

Civil Rights Groups Slam Obama’s Education Reforms

by Julianne Hing on July 26 2010, 3:22PM

The groups have harsh criticism for every major administrative initiative.

Topics: Schools & Youth

War Spending Bill Won't Pay for Teachers' Jobs

War Spending Bill Won’t Pay for Teachers’ Jobs

by Julianne Hing on July 23 2010, 4:01PM

The White House has successfully intimidated the Senate into passing the bill without $10 billion for teachers’ jobs and other domestic spending.

Topics: Schools & Youth

SB 1070 Hearings Suggest Portions of the Law Will Stand

SB 1070 Hearings Suggest Portions of the Law Will Stand

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.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Join The Fight Against SB 1070

Join The Fight Against SB 1070

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…

Topics: Immigration

Justice Department Asks Judge to Block SB 1070 Today

Justice Department Asks Judge to Block SB 1070 Today

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.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

The Beauty Bloggers Who Blew MAC and Rodarte's Juarez Cover

The Beauty Bloggers Who Blew MAC and Rodarte’s Juarez Cover

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

Utah State Employee Fired For Releasing 1,300 Names To Press

Utah State Employee Fired For Releasing 1,300 Names To Press

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.”

Topics: Immigration, Utah Immigrant Hit List

Jan Brewer's $1 Million Legal Defense Fund for SB 1070

Jan Brewer’s $1 Million Legal Defense Fund for SB 1070

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.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

1,200 National Guard, Coming to a Border Town Near You

1,200 National Guard, Coming to a Border Town Near You

by Julianne Hing on July 20 2010, 4:41PM

A breakdown of where they’ll go. One guess which state gets the most.

Topics: Immigration