Beyond Longbeach

Aging Trans People Locked Out of U.S. Health Care System

Nov. 9, 2015 / By

Thirty-nine percent responded that they had no or little confidence in being treated with dignity and respect as a trans person by health care professionals at the end of their life.

ACLU Launches New App to Record Police Violence

Oct. 21, 2015 / By

Now the ACLU of California is making it even easier to upload recordings of police encounters with the new app Mobile Justice, which allows the videos to be sent directly to the ACLU.

My Health Shouldn’t Have a Price Tag; DACA Youth Turned Away for Medi-Cal

Sep. 28, 2015 / By
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California is one of a handful of states that runs a parallel health insurance program, Medi-Cal, that is wholly funded by state dollars and is available to low-income residents, including DACA recipients.

The Torment of Isolation– Ending Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Sep. 23, 2015 / By
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I was 16 when I was first sent to solitary confinement. Frustrated and angry at my situation and the treatment I received from staff, I took my anger out on a fellow prisoner and then verbally assaulted a counselor.

Central Valley Unites to Fight Environmental Injustice

Aug. 25, 2015 / By and

Over 250 people attended the forum, the Environmental Dignity Campaign for the Care for Our Common Home.

In World’s Largest Female Prison, Inmates Organize For Health

Jul. 15, 2015 / By
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Nearly 1,000 women gathered in the prison gym on the day of the event, which featured informational booths on substance abuse, transgender support, disability services and trauma.