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City Heights Residents Tackle High Youth Incarceration Rates

A new report finds youth incarceration is down nationwide, but California still has a fairly high rate: 271 per 100,000 young people. That’s the 11th highest in the country. We take a look at how those numbers break down in … Continue reading

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Letter: Are Curfew Sweeps Worth Dividing the Community?

By Diana Ross Diana Ross is the collaborative director for the Mid-City Community Advocacy Network. You can reach her at dross@midcitycan.org. Mid-City CAN knows that children’s safety is important. In 2009, we conducted 105 house meetings with more than 1,500 … Continue reading

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Community Organizer Responds to Curfew Sweeps Investigation

Above: Keegan Kyle discusses his investigation into curfew sweeps with Amita Sharma on KPBS Evening Edition. By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn, Amita Sharma and Claire Trageser Ramla Sahid, community organizer with Mid-City CAN, and Keegan Kyle of voiceofsandiego.org spoke with … Continue reading

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Field Guide: Looking at Public Safety

By Megan Burks [Editor’s Note: Field Guide is a weekly email bringing you the news, explainers and action items needed to navigate your changing community. Click here to subscribe.] FIELD GUIDE TOOLBOX Violent Crimes by Neighborhood (2011) Azalea/Hollywood – 11 … Continue reading

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