According to statistics from the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), Hispanics make up 18 percent of the population, but male Hispanics comprise about four percent of U.S. lawyers and Latinas account for less than two percent of American lawyers. Erica V. Mason, president of the HNBA, states, It is a huge problem, and it has […]
By: Beth Chapman AUGUST 17, 2017 An open letter to the rapper Common: We are sure you are sincere and passionate in your desire to hold your concert in Sacramento on Monday to raise awareness for justice reform. But to the extent your advocacy worsens the downsides of existing reforms, or promotes questionable new ones now before […]
After-school and summer programs are important for students, especially low-income students, because they provide students with things such as homework help, field trips, social support and meals, among other things. California’s subsidized after-school programs serve around 859,000 low-income students at 4,500 schools statewide. These programs are free to parents of low-income students and they are […]
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