Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline

Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline

New America Media, Commentary, David Muhammad, Posted: Nov 17, 2015

Data from L.A. and Oakland show that reducing school suspensions has lead to dramatic reductions in youth detention.


We Should Not Close the Doors


La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Nov 17, 2015

Rejecting refugees and immigrants out of fear of terrorism goes against our values, according to an editorial in La Opinión.


Immigrant Rights Leaders Say This Is the Time to Act


New America Media, News Report, Text: Elena Shore / Video: Min Lee, Posted: Nov 12, 2015

Immigrant rights advocates and DACA recipients had a clear message following the 5th Circuit federal court decision: Take action.


Reel Food -- Five Short Films on Growing Sustainability


VoiceWaves, Video, Posted: Oct 23, 2015

VoiceWaves youth reporters produced five short films highlighting positive food justice stories in the city.


California’s Investment in Global Warming Reduction Programs Score Well


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 17, 2015

Editor’s note: California’s cap-and-trade program, which charges major polluters for their greenhouse gas emissions, has generated close to $3 billion in fines, which have gone to finance projects that further reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to The Greenlining Institute, this represents the largest climate justice investment in U.S. history.


Low Income San Franciscans Pledge to Stay in Affordable Health Program


New America Media, News Report, Sarita Hiatt , Posted: Sep 30, 2015

San Francisco Public Health Department launched “Healthy Hearts SF,” a federally funded campaign designed to promote free fitness opportunities for all.


Make History, Don't Repeat It


New America Media, Op-ed, Stewart Kwoh and Chris Punongbayan, Posted: Sep 25, 2015

At this pivotal moment in our nations ongoing struggle with racism, California can and should lead the nation in fair policing.


Contra Costa County Shows It Cares


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Sep 22, 2015

Six years after taking away a health care program for its undocumented residents, Contra Costa County restores it.


The 'Torment of Isolation' - Ending Solitary Confinement for Juveniles


We'Ced, Commentary, Claudia Gonzalez, Posted: Sep 17, 2015

Solitary confinement did not rehabilitate me or stop me from returning to jail. What it did do was leave me with a lasting scar.


Celebrating Immigrants' Contributions on Constitution Week


New America Media, Commentary, Leon Rodriguez, Posted: Sep 16, 2015

This week we celebrate Constitution Week, a time to reflect on the uniquely American idea that citizenship in this country is a matter of commitment and conscience.

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