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Justice on Trial Film Festival to Feature 12 Social Justice Films, Guest Appearances from Jennifer Siebel Newsom, David Arquette, Authors Asha Bandele & Donna Hylton
“Building Justice,” a film by Ultan Guilfoyle about architect Frank Gehry’s work with students studying the inhumanity of prison design, and "The Real Background Check," an animated short by ANWOL co-director Tiffany Johnson, will also make their debuts at the film festival. ... read more / view event »
The Geneva Cooley Story 
March 8, 2018
70-Year-Old Woman Sentenced to Life for Drugs    ... read more »
Expanding Voter and Civic Engagement
February 21, 2018
The Sentencing Project, a research and advocacy center based in Washington, D.C., estimates that nearly 6 million Americans are ineligible to vote because of laws targeting those with previous criminal convictions. ... read more »
Susan Burton Gives Incarcerated Women a New Way of Life 
December 21, 2017
Ms. Burton is giving a voice to the voiceless with her reentry program and memoir.  Ms. Burton is giving a voice to the voiceless with her reentry program and memoir.   ... read more »
Mitchell, Crump Honored for Work in Incarceration Reform
December 7, 2017
A New Way of Life organization, recently honored both California Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump among others ... read more »
Bass Hosts Rep. Robin Kelly, on Black Women and Girls, for Roundtable Discussion in South Los Angeles
July 14, 2017
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently hosted Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) in Los Angeles for a roundtable discussion on Empowering Women and Breaking Down Barriers for Re-Entry. ... read more »
Off The Shelf
June 22, 2017
An unsung hero, Susan Burton is a formerly incarcerated woman who understands the challenges people, especially women face when leaving prison. ... read more »
An Incarcerated Woman’s Journey to ‘A New Way of Life’
December 14, 2016
Imagine having one of your children killed in an accident by a police officer, as a result you begin self-medicating and experience what it is like to be incarcerated. ... read more »
Fingerprinting is anything but safe for the African American community
April 7, 2016
Mayor Garcetti recently sent a letter to the California Public Utilities Commission asking that they require fingerprinting background checks for anyone who applies to be Uber or Lyft drivers. On the surface, this may seem like a simple safety measure. But for people of color, fingerprinting is anything but simple -- or safe. ... read more »
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