Los Angeles Citizens Commission on Jail Violence
Executive Director of the Los Angeles Citizens Commission on Jail Violence and policy consultant for the California Endowment; former federal prosecutor
Prop 57 would change sentencing for non-violent offenders making them eligible for earlier release based on good behavior. What are the implications?
Oct. 13, 2016from Olney in L.A.
Los Angeles County is widely known for the biggest mental institution in the United States. But it’s not a hospital… it’s the County jail.
Oct. 6, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
LA Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Gloria Molina want a permanent civilian commission to oversee the troubled Sheriff’s Department.
Jul. 7, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.
Sep. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide. At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.
Sep. 19from To the Point
Nearly half a dozen Democratic presidential candidates want Brett Kavanaugh impeached after new information came out about possible sexual impropriety when he was at Yale.
Sep. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Broadway Federal Bank was founded more than 70 years ago to serve LA's African-American community. It currently stands as the only black-owned bank headquartered in the Western U.S.
Sep. 9from Greater LA
Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa is our special guest!
Sep. 4from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The bill sent Uber and Lyft scrambling, and it might reshape business in the entertainment industry.
Sep. 10from KCRW Features
President Trump is in California today and Wednesday, and he's likely to address homelessness.
Sep. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.
Sep. 18from Greater LA
Some 40% percent of recycling centers in California have closed in the last five years, while there's more plastic production, and much of it is for one-time use.
Sep. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand