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Poll: Californians' Support for Affirmative Action on the Rise

Poll: Californians’ Support for Affirmative Action on the Rise

by Julianne Hing on September 26 2014, 2:44PM

Affirmative action may not be political anathema after all.

Topics: Affirmative Action, /NOW, Schools & Youth

California Passes Bill Banning Forced Sterilizations of Inmates

California Passes Bill Banning Forced Sterilizations of Inmates

by Julianne Hing on August 25 2014, 4:19PM

Gov. Jerry Brown has until August 31 to sign or veto it, or it goes into effect on its own.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Health, /NOW

California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 12:25PM

Children do not have a right to legal representation, and without it, must navigate immigration court alone.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

O.C. Sheriff's Department Admits to Violating TRUST Act

O.C. Sheriff’s Department Admits to Violating TRUST Act

by Aura Bogado on July 10 2014, 1:31PM

Will Samuel Sixtos-Gomez be deported for driving without a license?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Sacramento Airport Bans Billboard Pushing Healthcare for the Undocumented

Sacramento Airport Bans Billboard Pushing Healthcare for the Undocumented

by Julianne Hing on June 13 2014, 3:47PM

Healthcare for undocumented immigrants in California is too controversial for the Sacramento Airport to handle.

Topics: Immigration, Media, /NOW

Vergara Trial Ruling Could Help Educational Equality in the Long Run

Vergara Trial Ruling Could Help Educational Equality in the Long Run

by Julianne Hing on June 12 2014, 2:16PM

Let’s look beyond this week’s landmark ruling for a quick second. How else might this otherwise damaging ruling help the fight for educational equality?

Topics: Education Reform, /NOW, Schools & Youth

The Bicultural Brilliance of Shizu Saldamando

The Bicultural Brilliance of Shizu Saldamando

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 12:42PM

The California-artist explains the motivation behind her work.

Topics: Culture

Meet the Artist Behind the Lowrider Rickshaw

Meet the Artist Behind the Lowrider Rickshaw

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 11:46AM

He’s part of a new generation of California artist who are exploring Asian-American and Chicano cultural identities.

Topics: Culture

Judge Strikes Down California Teacher Tenure

Judge Strikes Down California Teacher Tenure

by Julianne Hing on June 11 2014, 9:00AM

Education reformers have framed teacher tenure as a civil rights issue, arguing that job protection for teachers harms poor students and students of color.

Topics: Education Reform, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Contra Costa County Drops Costly Juvenile Record-Sealing Fee

Contra Costa County Drops Costly Juvenile Record-Sealing Fee

by Julianne Hing on May 14 2014, 3:24PM

The county used to charge $150 for adults to apply to see if they were eligible to seal their juvenile records.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Paying to Get Locked Up: The High Fees of Juvenile Detention

Paying to Get Locked Up: The High Fees of Juvenile Detention

by Julianne Hing on May 9 2014, 5:28PM

Parents are charged $25 a day every day that their child is locked up, and that’s just one of many fees assessed for kids in the juvenile justice system.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Report Details Squalid Conditions of Richmond, Calif. Public Housing

Report Details Squalid Conditions of Richmond, Calif. Public Housing

by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 3:50PM

The city is home to one of the worst apartment buildings in one of the worst public housing agencies in the country.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Crime Victim Compensation Policies Leave Too Many Behind

Crime Victim Compensation Policies Leave Too Many Behind

by Carla Murphy on January 9 2014, 7:00AM

California recently allowed sex workers to receive crime victim compensation. Some say the change doesn’t go far enough

Topics: Criminal Justice

Sergio Garcia Will Become California's First Publicly Known Undocumented Lawyer

Sergio Garcia Will Become California’s First Publicly Known Undocumented Lawyer

by Julianne Hing on January 2 2014, 5:08PM

Garcia will become one of the state’s newest attorneys five years after passing the California state bar.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

An Animated Look at California's Practice of Solitary Confinement

An Animated Look at California’s Practice of Solitary Confinement

by Jamilah King on October 23 2013, 2:07PM

A new look inside one of our country’s most brutal punishments.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Brown Signs Bills Increasing Protections for California Immigrants

Brown Signs Bills Increasing Protections for California Immigrants

by Von Diaz on October 7 2013, 9:29AM

On Saturday CA Gov. Jerry Brown signed the ‘TRUST Act’ into law, which prohibits local law enforcement from detaining immigrants who have not committed serious crimes.

Topics: /NOW

This Infographic Shows One Reason Why California's Community Colleges Are in Trouble

This Infographic Shows One Reason Why California’s Community Colleges Are in Trouble

by Jamilah King on July 24 2013, 12:43PM

People attend a career fair at City College of San Francisco.

Topics: /NOW

Beautiful Inmate Art From Pelican Bay State Prison Hunger Striker

Beautiful Inmate Art From Pelican Bay State Prison Hunger Striker

by Jamilah King on July 18 2013, 10:44AM

An inmate speaks out.

Topics: /NOW

Families Protest the Solitary Confinement of Loved Ones in Calif.

Families Protest the Solitary Confinement of Loved Ones in Calif.

by Jamilah King on July 16 2013, 1:46PM

They’re the invisible victims.

Topics: /NOW

30K Calif. Prisoners on Hunger Strike

30K Calif. Prisoners on Hunger Strike

by Julianne Hing on July 9 2013, 12:31PM

Hundreds of inmates have been held in solitary confinement for decades.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

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