Author Archives: Melissa Male

Take Action Today to Stop Trump from Packing the Supreme Court!

During CCRC’s #StopKavanaugh community meeting earlier this month, our friends at Indivisible East Bay (IEB) gave a presentation on their impactful work to lobby Congress on numerous issues, from protecting the ACA to preventing the appointment of conservative judicial nominees to the federal bench. After their presentation, we were convinced that we wanted to remain […]
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Straws: A Disability Rights Issue

The effort to reduce single-use plastic materials in our daily habits is, without question, critical to the health of our planet.  In fact, those of us in marginalized communities – people of color and low-income individuals in particular – often benefit the most from reducing waste and exposure to toxins in our air and water, […]
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Dr. Jason Okonofua on Practitioner/Expert Roundtable at the EJS Mind Science Conference, June 22-23

Our conference is less than three weeks away! Register today! Dr. Jason Okonofua will be part of the practitioner and expert roundtable at our upcoming mind science conference June 22-23 in Oakland. The roundtable participants will discuss explicit and implicit biases, grounding language, and interplay between mind science and white supremacy, what practical steps they’ve found […]
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Jocelyn Garibay on ‘Reducing Bias in Tech & Employment’ at the EJS Mind Science Conference, June 22-23

Jocelyn Garibay, Director of Code2040’s Company Culture Transformation program will be one of the panelists in a session on “How do we reduce bias in tech and employment?” facilitated by Darlene Flynn from the City of Oakland, and include teenage tech genius/entrepreneur George Hofstetter, Lisa Gelobter of tEQuitable, attorney Beth Hodess, and Maurice Wilkins of […]
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Transit Advocacy Group Sues for Information on Racial Profiling by the L.A. County Metro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Joshua Busch, 310-991-2503, jbusch@PublicCounsel.org Los Angeles, CA (December 13, 2017) – In a lawsuit filed today, the Labor/Community Strategy Center (“Strategy Center”) asked the court to order the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”), the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, the Los Angeles Police Department (“LAPD”), and the Long Beach […]
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