Posts Tagged as "criminal justice"

Voting During and After Lock Up — Yes, it’s possible.

Nov. 2, 2016 / By
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Many of those with felonies wrongly believe they can't vote but recent law cleared the air just in time for elections.

Q&A: Prop. 57 Offers Promise of ‘Hope and Opportunity’ to CA Youth

Oct. 26, 2016 / By
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As a formerly incarcerated woman, I am ecstatic about Proposition 57. In this Q & A, I interview the team that drafted the legislation who say it will overturn decades of CA policy that criminalize youth.

Advocates Challenge Law Enforcement on How Prop. 47 Savings Should Be Spent

Apr. 13, 2016 / By
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California stands to save millions of dollars due to reductions in jail and prison populations from Prop. 47. Who will determine where the savings go?