Posts Tagged as "Justice"

Don’t Just Say It, Show It: The Use of Video to Change the Outcome of Cases

Dec. 16, 2013 / By
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Raj Jayadev • Albert Cobarrubias Justice Project/Silicon Valley De-Bug

This piece on De-Bug’s “Social Biography Video” concept will appear in the next edition of “Cornerstone”, the quarterly journal for the National Legal Aid and Defender Association...

Nelson Mandela 1918-2013

Dec. 5, 2013 / By
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Children of Re-Entry

Nov. 15, 2013 / By
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New America Media presents portraits of parents returning home from incarceration through the eyes of their children.


NewsLongBeach: What Does Justice Look Like?

Oct. 26, 2013 / By
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Recently, the California Conference For Equality And Justice convened a series of discussions to address those issues and emotions. ..

Re-entry in Los Angeles: Darlene Escalante – by Joseph Rodriguez

Oct. 13, 2013 / By
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We came across this powerful Audio SlideShow and had to share it.

Joe Rodriguez started his extensive career as a documentary photographer making photos of gangs in East Los Angeles, and he has returned to document the effects of long-term incarceration on families there.


Our Community: Californians for Justice

Sep. 4, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

A Dream of MLK Today – Aging Against the Machine

Aug. 28, 2013 / By
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New America Media, News Analysis, Paul Kleyman

SAN FRANCISCO — Fifty. This week’s anniversary celebration of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom resounds with a worthwhile mix of critical reassessment and historical pride for the progress made since then and yet to be accomplished...

Summit Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking in N.M.

Aug. 21, 2013 / By
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Navajo Times, News Report, Colleen Keane

Get free.

That’s the message The Life Link, a Santa Fe based agency, is sending out to human trafficking victims...

Keeping ICE Out of Jails Builds Community Trust

Aug. 3, 2013 / By
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Silicon Valley DeBug / New America Media, Video, Cesar Flores

Editor’s Note: Santa Clara County has been lauded nationally by immigrant rights advocates for its policy of keeping Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) out of county jails...

A Letter From a Mother About Trayvon Martin

Jul. 14, 2013 / By
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The following letter appeared on a Facebook page this morning purportedly from a Mother. The words were so powerfully written that we decided they needed to be read. ..

Sealing Youth Offender Records Brings ‘Chance at a New Life’

Jun. 21, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, David Cunningham

Ed. Note: In June, youth advocates testified before a hearing of the Senate Public Safety Committee in Sacramento in support of AB 1006, which would require court and probation officers to inform youth offenders of how to seal their records upun turning 18...

Youth Radio: Uncovering the Injustice in the Juvenile Justice System

Jun. 1, 2013 / By
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This week on the Youth Radio Podcast, we take a close look at two policies within the juvenile justice system: sentencing and restitution, the practice of making youth offenders pay fines to the state, and to the victims of their crimes...