Victories for Transgender and Private Prison Divestment Activists

prison divestA victory for the Transgender Law Center fighting back an effort to put an initiative on next falls ballot called, the “Personal Privacy Protection Act” which would allow the government to monitor whose using which bathrooms. Then, we talk to some organizers involved in a successful effort to get the University of California to divest from in private prisons–the second university after Columbia to succeed in this divestment effort.


Anand Kalra, programs manager at the Transgender Law Center

Blake Simons, deputy communications director for the Afrikan Black Coalition, UC Berkeley student

Anthony Williams, editor-in-chief, Afrikan Black Coalition, UC Berkeley Student

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