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Advocating for Affordable Textbooks

Advocating for Affordable Textbooks

Michelson Philanthropies Executive Director, Geoffrey Baum Joined KPCC/LAist to discuss textbook affordability and the advocation for Governor Newsom's $115 million budget for ZTC programs. Michelson Philanthropies Executive Director Geoffrey Baum spoke to KPCC/LAist...

Reducing Recidivism, Prioritizing Rehabilitation with the SB 990 Bill

Reducing Recidivism, Prioritizing Rehabilitation with the SB 990 Bill

Michelson Center for Public Policy co-sponsored state Senator Ben Hueso’s bill to ease the pathway to success and reduce recidivism, smooth the parole transfer process, and give formerly incarcerated individuals more opportunities to start a new life. Removing...

Creating a Post-Release Career Pathway for Incarcerated Firefighters

Creating a Post-Release Career Pathway for Incarcerated Firefighters

Spurred by devastating wildfires and a shortage of qualified firefighters, California is creating a pathway for incarcerated firefighters to continue their career post release. To fight wildfires, California depends on incarcerated labor, who make up more than 30...