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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 52–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Brant Choate California’s state superintendent for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Office of Correctional Education explains how the department provides programming and teaches skills to both prisoners and parolees to reduce their reconviction or return-to-prison rate...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... write in his wise reflections in the Berkeley Catholic Worker newspaper, one cent per copy, just as Dorothy Day never changed the price. I think he d say: Feed the hungry; visit the prisons; make friends with the drug dealers and the gangsters; open the doors of the university to the undocumented, to...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... at Golden Gate Fields, the racetrack next to the Bulb, until he went to prison for robbing a bank. For a while, Jimbow the Hobow his spelling lived in the section of the Bulb called the Ghetto. The Bulb s poet laureate for decades, he lived all over the peninsula at dif- ferent times. He grew up on a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... imprisonment in the era of mass incarceration. Prisoners in the SHU were subject to a permanent lock- down confined to their cells 23 hours a day without access to education, work, or rehabilitative programs. But as the Cali- fornia prison system became catastrophically overcrowded in the late 1990s, many...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 98–103.
Published: 01 June 2016
... quarterly investment reports from him, as we have requested. The sum that was invested in private prisons has not been reinvested in education and companies that are owned or controlled by the formerly incarcerated, also as we requested. Finally, the Afrikan Black Coalition still seeks for the UC regents to...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 36–41.
Published: 01 June 2016
... school district in the country with over 90 percent minority students, which has its own police department with a $52 million annual budget. Students, teachers, parents, and community members are beginning to resist the school-to-prison pipeline by staging rallies, public protests, and educational forums...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 94–97.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Marisa Arrona Between 1981 and 2011, the amount of money California spent on prisons increased by more than 1,500 percent, the state’s investment in crime prevention programs like drug treatment and mental health services was sharply curtailed, and California’s recidivism rate spiked to nearly 70...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): iii.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Correctional Education, which offers education programs and career training opportunities to adult state prisoners. M A R I S S A F R I E D M A N is a second-year public history gradu- ate student at the University of California, Riverside. She has a B.A. in history with honors from the University of Puget...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 88–93.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Walker, and roomfuls of other participants, some from parolee reentry programs in the area. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Los Angeles Poverty Department Los Angeles Skid Row Arts organizations theater plays writing prison prison-to-skid-row pipeline...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 32–35.
Published: 01 June 2016
... stop on moving young people into the prison pipeline, or they can be an opportunity to intervene says Youth Law Center (YLC) managing director Maria Ramiu. According to Ramiu, the kids in court schools have high aspirations for what they want to do with their lives They re hungry to learn, and the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2015
... working on a book and documentary about Pentecostalism in a prison in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. J A M E S K Y U N G - J I N L E E is associate professor and chair of the Asian American studies department at University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Urban Triage: Race and the Fictions of...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 78–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- fornia especially its youth was in serious trouble, with increasing violence and a ballooning prison population jam-packed with adults and minors. The so-called war on drugs was at its peak. MarkMcCloud, who has been called the father of blotter art was responsible for getting Grey s Purple Jesus...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 86–89.
Published: 01 September 2015
... where children play outside these things vary from region to region, even across city blocks. Researchers call these kinds of differences social determinants of health It s easy to look at an adult s life whether they go to college or stock shelves or spend time in prison as the result of personal...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Arts was responsible for the thousands of murals and sculptures in post offices and other federal structures. The New Deal built few prisons but many schools, in the belief that it is far better and cheaper for the nation and communities to educate their young rather than to punish them. WPA...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
... detention, facing deportation or prison between 1997 and 2012, the US government carried out 4.2 million deportations and removals, and nearly all of these deportees were Latino men from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, creating a crisis of widespread social suffering in Latino families and...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2014
... attitude that Smith (1996) documented in the Lower East Side in New York City. 27 The class-action lawsuit announced recently against Google and Apple for colluding to keep engineers from job-hopping may bring out a few of those voices. The charge is that engineers were essentially prisoners in their jobs...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2014
... history of the defeated is private and circular. It owns all at some core level like a metal ball and chain around a prisoner s bleeding ankle. In it, the only moral direction to be had is the one that demands complete loyalty to the past not to own it, mind you, but to let oneself be ruled by it, and to...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Speak: On the future of expertiseand public conversations Abby Smith Rumsey s essay in this issue of Boom,we asked colleagues from universities around California to talk with us about the future of higher education, politics, prisons, transportation, nature, Hollywood, wine, the family, food, and music...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... together via the arts. Lest we too optimistically assess California s neoliberal multiculturalism, keep in mind that its black and brown youths are being confined to the state s poorest public schools and warehoused in its increasingly privatized prison industry at numbers disproportionate to their...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... purports to describe. Through the ballot proposi- tions, that narrative has continued to result in both increased investment in prisons and decreased investment in schools and social services a situation in which invest- ing based in the fear of instability has itself turned out to be an investment in...