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    Making Juvenile Hall the Mental Health Provider of Last - Not First - Resort

    Dec 18, 2015

    Anna Challet

    According to a new report, as many as 70 percent of the kids in California’s juvenile detention centers are in need of mental health care, and most of them are not getting it. Read a Q & A with the report's author and find out why.
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    Making Juvenile Hall the Mental Health Provider of Last - Not First - Resort

    Dec 18, 2015

    Anna Challet

    According to a new report, as many as 70 percent of the kids in California’s juvenile detention centers are in need of mental health care, and most of them are not getting it. Read a Q & A with the report's author and find out why.
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    'They Called Us Terrorists:' Muslim Students Bullied in CA Schools

    Dec 14, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    California's Muslim students say they are experiencing an increased wave of bullying in school. Hear their stories here.
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    'They Called Us Terrorists:' Muslim Students Bullied in CA Schools

    Dec 14, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    California's Muslim students say they are experiencing an increased wave of bullying in school. Hear their stories here.
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    Campaign to Decriminalize Trafficked Minors Launches in LA

    Oct 27, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    Organizers launched the No Such Thing as a Child Prostitute campaign with a press briefing and panel discussion in Los Angeles. The campaign aims to end the criminalization of trafficked children in Los Angeles, and to end the use of such terms as child prostitute among media and law enforcement.
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    Campaign to Decriminalize Trafficked Minors Launches in LA

    Oct 27, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    Organizers launched the No Such Thing as a Child Prostitute campaign with a press briefing and panel discussion in Los Angeles. The campaign aims to end the criminalization of trafficked children in Los Angeles, and to end the use of such terms as child prostitute among media and law enforcement.
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    With Prop. 47, A Release from Stigma

    Oct 26, 2015

    Nancy DeVille

    For Kerry Walls, carrying the weight of a decade-old drug related felony was exhausting. Then Prop. 47 changed everything for this Richmond resident.
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    With Prop. 47, A Release from Stigma

    Oct 26, 2015

    Nancy DeVille

    For Kerry Walls, carrying the weight of a decade-old drug related felony was exhausting. Then Prop. 47 changed everything for this Richmond resident.
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    The 'Torment of Isolation' -- Ending Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

    Sep 17, 2015

    Claudia Gonzalez

    Earlier this month California’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation agreed to drastically reduce the use of solitary confinement in state prisons. But as prison and human rights advocates celebrated the victory, the legislature put on hold a bill that would have curbed the practice in the state’s juvenile detention facilities.
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    The 'Torment of Isolation' -- Ending Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

    Sep 17, 2015

    Claudia Gonzalez

    Earlier this month California’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation agreed to drastically reduce the use of solitary confinement in state prisons. But as prison and human rights advocates celebrated the victory, the legislature put on hold a bill that would have curbed the practice in the state’s juvenile detention facilities.
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    Kern Faith Leaders Press for Police Reform

    Aug 05, 2015

    Earl Parsons

    Local activists gathered to discuss potential reforms to Kern County law enforcement late last month.Faith in Action (FIA) a cross-denominational group of organizers from several religious congregations in Kern County, held a meeting based on the principles of restorative justice to express their concerns with law enforcement.
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    Kern Faith Leaders Press for Police Reform

    Aug 05, 2015

    Earl Parsons

    Local activists gathered to discuss potential reforms to Kern County law enforcement late last month.Faith in Action (FIA) a cross-denominational group of organizers from several religious congregations in Kern County, held a meeting based on the principles of restorative justice to express their concerns with law enforcement.
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    Merced Event Focuses on Human Trafficking in the Central Valley

    Jul 17, 2015

    Claudia Gonzalez

    California is home to three of the top cities for human trafficking in the country: San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. But a recent forum in downtown Merced focused on the growing problem of trafficking across the Central Valley. The forum featured a panel of speaker from advocacy organizations and local law enforcement.
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    Merced Event Focuses on Human Trafficking in the Central Valley

    Jul 17, 2015

    Claudia Gonzalez

    California is home to three of the top cities for human trafficking in the country: San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. But a recent forum in downtown Merced focused on the growing problem of trafficking across the Central Valley. The forum featured a panel of speaker from advocacy organizations and local law enforcement.
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    Letters to the Editor flipping the Script on Media Bias

    Jun 22, 2015

    Miguel Bibanco

    Fresno young men of color challenge the pervasive media stereotypes of thugs or hoodlums, instead proclaiming,“I am an artist. I am ambitious. I am caring.”
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    Letters to the Editor flipping the Script on Media Bias

    Jun 22, 2015

    Miguel Bibanco

    Fresno young men of color challenge the pervasive media stereotypes of thugs or hoodlums, instead proclaiming,“I am an artist. I am ambitious. I am caring.”
    Continue to The Know Fresno
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    Richmond's Youth Voices on Charleston Shooting

    Jun 21, 2015

    Various Authors

    "Some media outlets have referred to the shooter as quiet and soft-spoken, and this narrative will most likely frame him as a troubled child," Asani Shakur writes. "It’s more likely that he’s a troubled child born from a troubled mother: America."
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    Richmond's Youth Voices on Charleston Shooting

    Jun 21, 2015

    Various Authors

    "Some media outlets have referred to the shooter as quiet and soft-spoken, and this narrative will most likely frame him as a troubled child," Asani Shakur writes. "It’s more likely that he’s a troubled child born from a troubled mother: America."
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    Conference Focuses On Implicit Bias And Social Justice

    Jun 09, 2015

    Claudia Gonzalez and Nayoon Jin

    Why are Black and Latino students in California’s Central Valley 548 percent and 469 percent, respectively, more likely to be disciplined than their white peers? Last week's conference on implicit bias and social justice gave insight into this disparity and how ingrained prejudices cost out country countless lives.
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    Conference Focuses On Implicit Bias And Social Justice

    Jun 09, 2015

    Claudia Gonzalez and Nayoon Jin

    Why are Black and Latino students in California’s Central Valley 548 percent and 469 percent, respectively, more likely to be disciplined than their white peers? Last week's conference on implicit bias and social justice gave insight into this disparity and how ingrained prejudices cost out country countless lives.
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    The Winner of the Know's 2015 Writing Contest: "My Faith in Fresno"

    Jun 05, 2015

    Reporters from The Know Fresno

    The kNOw Youth Media is proud to announce Jeremy Miller as the winner of our writing contest. Jeremy is a community activist and is a member of Fresno Boys and Men of Color, Youth for Christ, and AmeriCorps. Read his winning essay here.
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    The Winner of the Know's 2015 Writing Contest: "My Faith in Fresno"

    Jun 05, 2015

    Reporters from The Know Fresno

    The kNOw Youth Media is proud to announce Jeremy Miller as the winner of our writing contest. Jeremy is a community activist and is a member of Fresno Boys and Men of Color, Youth for Christ, and AmeriCorps. Read his winning essay here.
    Continue to The Know Fresno
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