"This is a defining moment in our country."
Rev. Al Sharpton, at a rally in Ferguson, Missouri
August 17, 2014
Note: This is a guest post from one of Tides' projects, Californians for Safety and Justice, edited for clarity.
That’s the term we used – and troubling discovery we made – in a new report about Latino experiences with crime and the justice system. Latino Voices: The Impact of Crime and Criminal Justice Policies on Latinos reveals that most public safety policies don’t align with many Latino needs and values – and highlights growing calls for change.
Currents with Kriss is a regular column by Tides CEO Kriss Deiglmeier.
San Francisco is abuzz with debate about the responsibility tech companies have to the cities where their workers live and the cities in which they operate. The visible culprit, provoking a wave of public protest, is private shuttling of employees at the Bay Area’s lead tech companies to and from San Francisco and Silicon Valley, in luxury buses that pick up workers at public bus stops along the city’s main...
The Colin Higgins Foundation recently announced its 14th Annual Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award winners who are being recognized for their extraordinary personal leadership and advocacy on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
HIV/AIDS Activist Jacques Agbobly, 16, of Chicago, IL
Transgender Rights Leader Ashton Lee, 17, of Manteca, CA
Media Advocate Edidiong “Didi” Adiakpan, 19, of San Antonio, TX
“The legacy of our...
By Ben Malley, The Advocacy Fund
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