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UCLA Gets Grant for Mass Incarceration Library

Posted by Simone Bradley on February 1, 2021

By Simone Bradley on behalf of the social equity coalition, a 501c3 organization 

There is nothing little about Kelly Lytle Hernandez. Not only is she a UCLA professor of History, Director of the African American Studies Center, and don’t forget, a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellow- she is now the recipient of a $3.65 Million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the purpose of creating a living archive of mass incarceration in Los Angeles.

LA’s Head Prosecutor is On the Right Side of the Law and Morality

Posted by Simone Bradley on February 1, 2021

By Simone Bradley on behalf of the social equity coalition, a 501c3 organization 

It’s been a month since the Association of Deputy District Attorneys of Los Angeles (ADDA) filed suit against LA County DA, George Gascón because of new policies put in place to lower the over-crowding of jails caused by sentencing enhancements and strict parole policies. According to the ADDA, the directives put prosecutors in an unfair position, forcing them to break California law or risk being fired for not complying with Gascón’s more humanistic measures.

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