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by Bilen Mesfin Packwood and Layla Crater Oakland – Ahead of Mother’s Day, Bay Area leaders and advocates hosted a press conference as part...
Urgency to end mass incarceration and the criminalization of poor people and people of color is growing. The general public’s awareness that it simply does not make sense to lock up people with substance abuse or mental health issues is setting the stage for important reforms to our justice system. With this understanding, California voters passed Proposition 47 “The Safe Neighborhood and Schools Act.”