Posts Tagged as "Merced Organizing Project"

Refusing to Remain Silent on Racial Profiling

September 21, 2015 / By
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If AB 953 passes, it could prevent more parents from having to know the pain Theresa carries. Cops would be held accountable for their actions, and the law would curb racial profiling and patterns of behavior that make police seem like they are above the law.

Prop. 47’s Second Battle — Getting the Word Out

May 12, 2015 / By
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The Public Defender’s Office began meeting with potential applicants as early as December of last year. “I see around 10 people every week,” said Andrade. “The application process is long and takes time because it's on a case by case basis.”

Why I Decided to Phone Bank for Prop. 47

October 30, 2014 / By
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I’ve seen people that have been to prison or have been in jail and they come out, turn their life around but they can’t find jobs. They can’t get financial aid for school because they have a felony, so they can’t get an education. I don’t think it’s fair, especially for minor things which is what Prop 47 will turn around.