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Exciting news from The Appeal

Dear Friends and Allies: I hope this message finds you doing well under the circumstances. I am writing to share some very exciting news about The Appeal. As you know, our project focuses on the issues …

The police should not create crime

This was how the Riverside Police Department decided to use taxpayer public safety funds: ensnaring children with special needs, many of whom had never used or sold drugs before.

Rural Communities Needlessly Risk Covid-19 From Prisons

At the same time, 132 rural hospitals have closed in just the past ten years. The Justice Collaborative recently reported that 12% of people who are jailed nationally—up to a third in some areas—are in communities without critical care resources.

DA vows to not solicit police union endorsement

San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar is not up for reelection this year. But if she does seek office again in 2022, it appears that she will be doing so without the endorsement …