September 28, 2017

Panel on women’s rights in prisons comes to UMass

The Massachusetts Daily Collegian article by Alvin Buyinza on the "Women Behind Bars: Public Health and Criminal Justice Reform" panel held by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
September 27, 2017

Grassroots Bus Service Brings Healing Touch To Inmates And Families

Side Effects, Public Health Personal Stories article by Emily Forman on the positive health impacts of maintaining family bonds while incarcerated, highlighting research findings by HIP and the Ella Baker Center among others.
September 24, 2017

Plan calls for keeping primary guardians out of prison in nonviolent cases

Boston Globe article by Laura Crimaldi covering Massachusetts legislation related to our September 2017 report, Keeping Kids and Parents Together: A Healthier Approach to Sentencing in Massachusetts.
August 28, 2017

Public Health, Juvenile Justice System Reformers Are on Common Ground

Op-Ed by Kim Gilhuly published on the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange discussing our June 2017 report, Reducing Youth Arrests Keeps Kids Healthy and Successful: A Health Analysis of Youth Arrest in Michigan.
July 14, 2017

Pediatrician: Fearing ICE, immigrant parents ‘are preventing children from getting medical care’

DailyKos article by Gabe Ortíz on the health impacts of families living in fear of deportation, with data points from our 2013 report Family Unity, Family Health. 
June 14, 2017

Once Prisoners, Now Justice Reform Advocates

Wisconsin Public Radio article by Gretchen Brown on how EXPO Wisconsin works to end mass Incarceration In Wisconsin and beyond, related to our December 2016 report, Excessive Revocations in Wisconsin: The Health Impacts of Locking People Up without a New Conviction.
June 7, 2017

Children of undocumented parents are safe from deportation, but not from fear

Chicago Tribune article by Samantha Max covering the mental health impacts faced by children with undocumented parents, related to our June 2013 report, Family Unity, Family Health.
March 20, 2017

California lawmakers unveil a list of bills meant to keep children out of the juvenile justice system

Los Angeles Times article by Jazmine Ulloa covering California legislation, related to our February 2017 report, Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful.
February 15, 2017

Study Stresses Dangers of Charging Youth as Adults

Youth Radio article by Desmond Meagley discussing our February 2017 report, Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful.
February 6, 2017

Charging Youth as Adults has Public Health Impact, Report Says

The Chronicle of Social Change article by Jeremy Loudenback discussing our February 2017 report, Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful.
January 10, 2017

Dane County, Department of Corrections downplay impact of parole revocations

Cap Times article by Lisa Speckhard covering the high rates and negative health impacts of people being incarcerated for breaking conditions of their parole, not for committing additional crimes, related to our December 2016 report Excessive Revocations in Wisconsin: The Health Impacts of Locking People Up Without a New Conviction.
July 13, 2016

Study Advocates Inclusive Public Housing for People with Criminal Records

KPFA 94.1 Berkeley Radio story on soundcloud discussing barriers to public housing for people with criminal records — related to our May 2016 report, The Long Road Home: Decreasing Barriers to Public Housing for People with Criminal Records.
July 11, 2016

Oakland rejects coal terminal, sets example on climate change

The Sacramento Bee article by Linda Rudolph and Kenan McGonigle on Oakland City Council's decision to ban the handling and storage of coal in the city — related to our June 2016 report, An Assessment of the Health and Safety Implications of Coal Transport through Oakland.
June 23, 2016

Getting More Formerly Incarcerated People Into Public Housing

Citylab article by Brentin Mock covering the increased acceptance rates of formerly incarcerated applicants to Oakland public housing, related to our May 2016 report The Long Road Home: Decreasing Barriers to Public Housing for People with Criminal Records.
June 22, 2016

When Parents Face Deportation, Their Children’s Mental Health Suffers

"All Things Considered" NPR story by Adrian Florido on the health impacts of deportation, related to our June 2013 Family Unity, Family Health report.
April 1, 2016

Promoting Health Impact Assessments

Stanford Social Innovation Review article by Lili Farhang and Jonathan Heller, discussing how to bring the social determinants of health into the policymaking practice using Health Impact Assessments.
January 26, 2016

How Fears of Deportation Harm Kids’ Education

The Atlantic article by Melinda D. Anderson covering the mental health impacts faced by children with undocumented parents, related to our June 2013 Family Unity, Family Health report.