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This County Criminalized Students for Bad Grades – Until Now

Since 2001, the Riverside County probation department has been needlessly funneling young people struggling with grades, behavior, trauma, and mental health into the criminal justice system. This direct line to the criminal system is the product of a partnership between local school districts and

July 25, 2019 Education Equity

Open Letter: Jackie Lacey Must Stop Relying on Law Enforcement Officers with Histories of Misconduct, Dishonesty, & Racism to Prosecute L.A. County Residents

Every Day, prosecutors across Los Angeles County depend on law enforcement officers to prove cases against community members. Precinct reports, officer observations, and police testimony are commonly considered by judges and juries as the strongest pieces of evidence against the

July 22, 2019 Criminal Justice and Drug Policy Reform Police Practices

Fighting for Black Trans Women this Pride and Beyond

This Pride weekend, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, let's march, let's celebrate, let's party. But first let us remember today and always that the lives of Black trans people, and specifically the lives of Black trans women, matter. Let's recognize and memorialize

June 28, 2019 LGBTQ Rights

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