Environment

Amid COVID-19, the need for governments to take on a racial equity lens is critical

20.05.2020 / By

Tension between Salinas City residents and Salinas City governing leaders was overwhelmingly high six years ago.

COMMENTARY: My new neighbor will be an immigration detention facility, and we won’t get along

13.05.2020 / By

Last month, the McFarland City Council voted to allow the GEO Group to open and operate Immigration Detention facilities in my hometown, and as a member of this community, I feel utterly betrayed knowing there will be not just one, but two immigration detention centers in my front yard. 

COMMENTARY: My safe place will be taken away from me if McFarland city officials grant GEO’s appeal

21.04.2020 / By
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BY AIMEE

McFarland city officials have decided to give GEO Group another chance this week to bring in immigration detention facilities to my hometown.