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Celebrate Bisexuality/Bi Visibility Day

September 22, 2023 | Evident Change

Introduction September 23 marks Celebrate Bisexuality Day, also known as Bi Visibility Day, a global reminder to support and uplift bisexual individuals. This day provides an opportunity for the bi...

A July 2020 Interfaith Vigil at San Quentin State Prison.

“Uncuffed” Podcast Explores Friendships Formed in Prison

September 12, 2023 | Greg Eskridge

So, the story is about two cellmates who became friends while in prison, right? It's hard enough to find a good cellmate in prison and it's even harder to even...

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Breaking Down Maternal Walls for Formerly Incarcerated Mothers

September 8, 2023 | By Janet Garcia-Hallett, PhD

Onika was gang-raped at 14 years old by her brother’s friends, and she contracted HIV. Her parents’ denial of her victimization led to suicidal thoughts, anger, and substance use as...

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Behind “Behind These Walls”

September 6, 2023 | Karin Young Shiel

We all have moments when something changes us, opens our eyes to something we’ve not yet seen, and puts us on a path to find out more. That happened to...

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Meet the 2023 Media for a Just Society Award Winners

September 5, 2023 | Evident Change

Evident Change is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Media for a Just Society Awards. In seven categories, we recognize the creators of books, films, podcasts and more...

Michele Harper

Michele D. Harper Named Chief Equity Officer

September 5, 2023 | Evident Change

Evident Change is pleased to announce that Michele D. Harper has been named the organization’s first Chief Equity Officer (CEqO). As Chief Equity Officer, Harper will occupy a key executive...

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The Radical Act of Remembering

September 5, 2023 | Ellie Walton

Block parties and porch culture raised me. My mom was part of a community of artists in Mount Pleasant—a neighborhood in Washington, D.C.—and our lives spilled into the street. I...

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Fixing Foster Care Goes Beyond Helping the Kids in It

September 5, 2023 | Shaun Kadlec

I began filming the documentary Possible Selves with the incredible teenagers in the First Star program at UCLA in 2014. First Star supports foster youth during their high school years...

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Prisons Punish People for Being Sick

August 31, 2023 | Juan Moreno Haines & Katie Rose Quandt

Juan was ahead of the curve when it came to reporting on prisons punishing people for being sick. His 2017 article in the San Quentin News revealed that prison officials...

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Navigating the Road Home

August 29, 2023 | Devin Fei-Fan Tau

Like most people, I considered myself a “law-abiding citizen” with no connection to people who have committed crimes or the justice system other than what I read about or see...