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.
Jan 12, 2022 | By Eric Borsuk
Aaron’s Story: From prison to business owner
“I come from a gang background,” Aaron says. “I’ve always had a street mentality, that was just my life.” Growing up surrounded by street gangs in Northern California’s East Bay, Aaron says that he always expected to end up in prison one day, and unfortunately, his fears eventually became a ...
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 ...