Diversion programs direct people with mental illness who have been arrested or are incarcerated for non-violent offenses to effective community-based programs that combine treatment with supportive housing, as well as medication management and employment assistance.
Diana Rubio: Attorneys representing middle-school students who experienced huge teacher turnover due to budget-based layoffs have reached a historic agreement in the Reed v. State of California et al. lawsuit.
Diana Rubio: When I first saw a photograph of Cesar Chavez, I couldn’t stop staring. This hero, whose rallying call, “¡Si, se puede!” echoed across the country, looked like my father: dark skin, dark hair, a man with courage and resilience etched on his face.