John Black: I founded Modesto’s Peer Recovery Art Project to keep mental health consumers from being isolated. In the process, I’m helping revitalize my city.
Brian Goldstein: Public safety issues are especially challenging given the state’s ongoing prison overcrowding crisis and the ever-evolving juvenile justice system. The state passed a number of successful reforms in 2013. Yet, 2014 already brings some exceptional juvenile justice legislation that is worthy of recognition and support.