For people released from prison, reentry housing can often feel like another form of incarceration.
Author Archives: Cayla Mihalovich
My Oakland Agenda: Residents share their vision for the Town
Student journalists from Oakland North partnered with Oakland Lowdown to ask: “If you were an elected official in Oakland, what would your first act be?”
Will DA Pamela Price usher in a new era for criminal justice in the East Bay?
Criminal justice reformers are eager to work with Price, a civil rights attorney who ran a progressive campaign to become Alameda County’s first Black district attorney.
Prop. 17 passed 2 years ago. Now, 50,000 Californians on parole can vote
Volunteers working with the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office have registered over 1,500 people at Santa Rita Jail.
Oakland is giving small grants to support healing for those injured by violence
The Department of Violence Prevention “mini-grants” are for small nonprofits and individuals leading community healing initiatives. The deadline to apply is Nov. 3.