Barrios Unidos and College Ten’s Social Justice Issues Workshop (CLTE 85) unveiled their replica model of a prison cell Feb. 20. The event, titled “Locked Up: A Look Inside the United States Prison System,” was held in the College Nine/Ten Multipurpose Room from 7–8:30 p.m. The event included not only the opportunity to experience the [...]
Barrios Unidos, a local non-profit, is seeking to demonstrate prison mistreatment through the construction of a model prison cell.
At a community education night hosted by Barrios Unidos, activists Raquel Mariscal and Tracy Benson discuss the history of youth judicial reform on a local and national level and examine alternatives to detention.
Last week inside the Louden Nelson Community Center, concerned citizens gathered for the first of many “Unity in our Community” public peace forums. The Community Center seemed hardly large enough to hold the group of at least 120 people that attended. Prospects for seats looked grim before the welcome ceremony even began.