An Advocate For ALL: UC Berkeley Student Kim Robledo Discusses The Importance Of Fighting For Immigrant Rights

Kim in Washington D.C. last December after a long day of lobbying.

By Jackie Bueno Preface: This article will discuss immigration, a very nuanced and complex topic that’s one of the main reasons for the recent government shutdown. Here’s a link to better understand immigration policies in the U.S. such as DACA: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/1/16/16879632/daca-bill-durbin-graham   Start of Article.   With the recent detainment of UC Berkeley student Luis […]

Impacts of Cases of Sexual Harassment on Campus Communities Part I: Who is the “campus community” and what is its role?

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note: this is Part I of a 3 part series on how campus communities respond to cases of sexual harassment by faculty Julie Shackford-Bradley When a case of sexual harassment occurs on a college campus, two parties are typically identified, the perpetrator also known as the “respondent” or person who has done the harm and […]

Divesting from Injustice: Columbia University Divests from For-Profit Prison Industry

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Image via Columbia Prison Divest By Annie Gorden “[W]e hope that private prison divestment campaigns, with the abolitionist vision of a larger anti-prison movement, can help us start working towards divesting from the idea that prisons equal justice, which we believe to be fundamentally racist.” – Dunni Oduyemi Following an extremely successful 16-month student-led campaign, […]

I’d like to learn more about RJ–what should I read? Part 2: Restoring Racial Justice

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by Nava Bearson A recent article,  Restoring Racial Justice (open as pdf) pushes for greater incorporation of race in restorative justice. Authors Fania Davis, Mikhail Lyubansky, and Mara Schiff assert that up to this point, the restorative justice movement has failed to explicitly address race. Through recognizing race and tackling race related issues, restorative justice can […]

I’d like to learn more about RJ–what should I read? Part 1: The Little Book of RJ

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Fortunately for all of us, UNICEF has created an online version of the foundational text of RJ in the US, The Little Book of Restorative Justice, by Howard Zehr, founder of the Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice, Distinguished Professor in the field and prolific writer on an array of RJ-related issues. This version was created in collaboration […]