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API’s and Prop. 47: overcoming the stigma of incarceration

Many Long Beach residents with felony convictions could be applying to get their charges reduced to misdemeanors. However, Asian Pacific Islanders might not be taking advantage of Proposition 47, advocates say, due to cultural barriers. “Generally speaking, API’s are left out of the conversation… [Organizations] typically don’t have the capacity to provide culturally relevant services for the API community.” The report is on Voicewaves.



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This entry was posted on April 4, 2016 by in Print, Voicewaves and tagged .

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