Weekly Must Reads

The Inmates and the Entrepreneur,” the story of a San Francisco venture capitalist helping ex-cons rebuild through tech jobs. A must read and quality food for thought on alternative ways to address California’s systemic incarceration and rehabilitation issues.

One New York hip-hop DJ grapples with his sexuality, publicly. Hip-Hop, Tolerance, and a D.J.’s Bared Soul: He’s Tired of Denial

Cyberbullying continues to grow as a pressing issue. A 12-year-old girl in Florida leaped to her death after being bullied online and via various apps by other middle schoolers. Girl’s Suicide Points to Rise in Apps Used by Cyberbullies

Has the fight for and possibility of gun control reform died? A recent legislative setback in Colorado makes some think yes. The Death of Gun Control

Another fight that’s been pushed to the backburner is immigration reform, but some are still pushing. A group of California Republicans called on Congress this week to take action and more than 100 female activists were arrested on Capitol Hill on Thursday morning for sitting in a major intersection in protest.

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