March for Our Lives
Gun violence and mass shootings are a tragic part of our society today. Beginning in 1999 with the Columbine High School shooting, in Columbine, Colorado, there have been an abhorrent number of mass shootings and casualties due to gun violence. On February 14th at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, there was a shooting that killed 17 people and injured many more. After a lack lustre, defensive and apathetic response from lawmakers, students of Marjory
What is Proposition 47?
The Genesis Disrupt the School to Prison Pipeline is aiming to listen, learn and act to end Youth Incarceration in Alameda County. This post is the first of a series of our political analysis. Proposition 47 was passed by California voters on November 4, 2014. It reduces specific drug possession, petty theft, receiving stolen property, and forging/writing bad checks when the amount involved is $950 or less from felonies to misdemeanors. Prop 47 also allows people already serv