Joseph Maizlish: What lies behind and beneath the desperate stigmatization and economic and psychological exploitation — so desperate that the stigmatization is supported by violence?
Maya Evans: When we walked the predominantly Black area of West Chicago people immediately understood the purpose of our walk and the placard messages such as “Education not Incarceration”, children cheered, some folks stopped us to say they agreed or to thank us.
Nell Bernstein: Advocates who fought fervently to pass Prop. 47 are facing what may be an even bigger battle: getting the state to cough up the money that voters agreed should go to communities affected by incarceration.
Dick Price: With Sharon Kyle moderating, panelists Theresa Zhen, Jess Rae Farris, and Michael Kaufman discussed parallel ways our legal processes unfairly target the poor among us—and especially people of color. Targeting the Poor