Last week, California U.S. Magistrate Robert Illman of Eureka ruled that state prisons have unfairly placed hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement over the years by classifying them as rule breakers.
According to a new report by the Vera Institute of Justice and Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, postsecondary education programs lead to positive social and economic outcomes for prisoners and society.
According to a new study published in the journal BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health, women of color are particularly vulnerable to reproductive coercion, including preventing an individual from reproducing or forcing them to do so.
In 2018, we had the pleasure of interviewing many organizations that are transforming communities across the US. We celebrate all of the leaders we interviewed and congratulate the five nonprofits whose articles were read the most this past year.
According to the President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Colleen Kraft, conditions in the detention centers in the U.S. that are currently holding migrant children will be changing as the organization partners with U.S. Customs and Border protection to ensure that children’s medical needs are being met.
A new study from the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities found that public housing authorities are improving efforts to partner up with health providers to create better housing environments for residents.
Thousands are being impacted by the government shutdown since earlier this week, with work stopping for more than 380,000 federal employees that currently have no guarantee to be paid for the time that is being lost, and many others who will still be paid, but not until the government reopens.
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with CEO of Arms Around You Avon Curtis on how the organization works to create a system of trust and support for individuals reentering society after instances of violence and trauma.
A reporter for L.A. Times found that instead of experiencing compassion and sympathy for families who are living in poverty, many Americans respond to such situations with hatred, disdain, judgement and many questions.