August, 2011

KALW
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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Monday, August 22, 2011

“There is a long, storied history of tension and distrust about the police, and that includes BART officers,” Habtegeorgis said. “Because there isn’t that connection of culture and community, there is a greater risk of severe and deadly misunderstandings.”

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Daily News, Los Angeles
Monday, August 22, 2011

Before my son got locked up, he was healthy. Being locked up for more than 21 hours and sometimes more than 23 hours a day made my son sick. He is physically deteriorating. His speech is slower and he seems distant now.

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Ventura County Star
Sunday, August 21, 2011

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation released an audit this spring revealing that the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility had the worst record of frequently isolating kids for 21 to 24 hours in their rooms.

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La Opinion
Sunday, August 21, 2011

"...el reporte de LAO indica que la actual propuesta del Departamento de Prisiones no proporciona soluciones a largo plazo y dejará a California vulnerable de repetir los mismos errores una y otra vez."

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Ventura County Star
Thursday, August 18, 2011

A civil-rights group will stage a protest Sunday in front of the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility in Camarillo, alleging the facility and others like it are abusing their juvenile wards.

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Oakland North
Monday, August 15, 2011

Alicia Caballero, an associate with Ella Baker Center’s volunteer division known as “Soul of the City,” said it was great to hear how neighbors were excited “to get their hands dirty and really do something for the community.” Caballero said that Saturday was more than just another day of service, but a way to encourage more residents to view their neighborhood and city as an extension of their own homes.

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Oakland Local
Monday, August 15, 2011

As part of Soul of the City campaign, the Ella Baker Center organized residents to help Oakland shine through volunteer work at more than 20 service projects around the city.

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El Mensajero
Sunday, August 14, 2011

"El problema es que cuando se habla de medio ambiente, los anglosajones piensan en los árboles de Lake Tahoe, pero comunidades como las de afroamericanos o latinos, ven esto en su entorno inmediato, en sus vecindarios", dijo durante la conferencia, Jakada Iman, director del Centro por los Derechos Humanos Ella Baker.

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