California's Guaranteed Income Pilot Projects for Former Foster Youth
The new guaranteed income program will provide youth aging out of the foster care system with a reliable source of support during the transition to adulthood.
Addressing Youth Mental Health, by Youth, for Youth
In fall 2020, the youth council met with school, city, and county officials to advocate for more resources to address youth mental health burdens with success.
Foster Youth College-Bound: Minnesota Law Grants Tuition-Free Education
Our grades and any past mistakes don’t define who we are today. Just because we didn’t grow up with a family, that doesn’t mean that we can’t learn the same.
Community Through Collective Property Ownership in Oakland
East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative is a cooperative of “owners” that any California resident or California-based organization or business can join.
Why Do Sports Teams Fly on Same Private Jets Used to Deport Immigrants?
ICE transports most migrants between detention centers and deports them abroad on a handful of private airlines
California Child Abuse Registry Missing 22,000 Abuse Suspects, Audit Finds
Child abuse registries are the focus of recent controversy. Critics note the deep racial disparities and economic impacts suffered by people in these databases.
Ethnic Cleansing of Masafer Yatta: Palestinian's Dead as Israel's Annexation Continues
The ethnic cleansing in Masafer Yatta is the largest committed by Israel since 1967, and should be considered a first of many steps in a much larger scheme.
Tackling Interconnected Child Care and Climate Crises
This Earth Day, we don’t have to look too far to find examples of public policy investments in our future.
Former California Governors Fight to Prevent WWIII
The world needs former California governors Brown and Schwarzenegger to keep counseling all of us. Their logos, pathos, and wise interventions might just save the world from itself.
Zora Neale Hurston: Harlem Renaissance Author, Genius
Julianne Malveaux: We can’t afford to throw out genius like Zora Neale Hurston or those who heed her – Alice Walker, Valerie Boyd, and Rae-Ama Camylle Chesney.