Jun 28

PRESS: The Lines Between Us – “Black Children, White Adults”

Source: WYPR | Author: Lawrence Lanahan | Date of original publication: June 28, 2013 Previously on our program, we’ve examined the lack of diversity at nonprofits in the region, particularly in executive leadership roles. Many of these nonprofits are working to address social problems concentrated in poor neighborhoods—neighborhoods that are often populated overwhelmingly by people of color. Today, we’ll explore […]

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Mar 11

PRESS: Closing Cages – People Power Helps Stop Youth Incarceration

Source: Truthout Magazine | By: Victoria Law | March, 11 2013 While Illinois is closing two youth prisons as a cost-cutting measure, other states are not. Washington State’s King County recently passed a $210 million renovation and expansion of its youth jail. Undeterred, activists work to halt the jail. In Baltimore, organizing against a youth […]

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Jan 24

PRESS: Young, black and radical

Source: Baltimore Sun,  January 24, 2013, Lionel Foster At first glance, Dayvon Love is easy to overlook. At 5 foot 9, he has average height and a slightly larger than average build. As he carefully takes in everything and everyone in a room, he might initially seem painfully shy. So when he finally speaks, his observations can […]

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Nov 28

The Face of Institutional Racism in Maryland’s Criminal Justice System

Co-authored by: Adam Jackson and Nicholas Brady LBS has done a lot of working challenging the construction of a new youth detention center in Baltimore. This effort has helped to highlight the way institutional racism and the prison industrial complex manifests themselves here in Baltimore. It’s important that we don’t assume that this is the […]

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