Video: Proposition 47 and Racial Disparities in California Mary Severance July 7 2020 PPIC’s Brandon Martin presents new research on how Prop 47 has narrowed racial inequities in criminal justice outcomes—though much work remains. An expert panel discusses how to build on this and other reforms.
What Ohio’s COVID-19 Outbreaks Can Teach California Prisons Heather Harris June 30 2020 With an outbreak at San Quentin highlighting the threat posed by COVID-19, the experiences of Ohio prisons could provide lessons for California.
Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Mortality Daniel Tan, Paulette Cha June 22 2020 The intersection of social and economic inequities put African Americans at greater risk than other Californians of dying from the coronavirus.
Prison Admissions Resume as COVID-19 Spreads Heather Harris June 12 2020 California has resumed prison admissions after an eight-week moratorium, a change that – if it leads to increased crowding -- could put the prison population at heightened risk of contracting COVID-19.
Video: A Conversation with Secretary of State Alex Padilla Mary Severance June 10 2020 Secretary of State Padilla talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about addressing racial discrimination and discusses conducting a census count and an election during COVID-19.