Jan 10, 2023 | By Emily Montgomery
Reentry cash assistance gives Bella stability in changing world
When Bella grew up in Los Angeles, there were payphones everywhere. Then, returning to the city in 2018 after being incarcerated for twelve years, she said it was like she had “stepped into a different world.”
Oct 20, 2022 | By Alexander Mitchell
Karina embraces her path as an advocate for criminal legal system reform
When distractions don’t cloud your eyes, the world is bright, and your road is clear as day. This is the newfound perspective of Karina from Los Angeles, California. Although the landscape and climate of the region make for a perfect day every day, that was not always Karina’s reality. Karina ...
Feb 24, 2022 | By The Guardian
California gives people leaving prison just $200 to start over. After 50 years, that could change
A California lawmaker wants to increase the allowance that people released from prison receive to cover basic needs for the first time in nearly 50 years.
Jul 07, 2021 | By SiliconValley.com
Opinion: Addressing biases and barriers can help solve worker shortage
Employers across California are asking, “Where can we find workers?” The truth is that many hundreds of thousands of Californians are locked out of opportunity. And it doesn’t have to be that way. Many of our state’s most pressing economic challenges are the consequence of inaction. In this case, more ...
Jan 19, 2021
#MLKDay Series 2021: Alexa Harris
Alexa Harris (She/Her)Program Innovation Specialist, Career DevelopmentCEO Los Angeles