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Adriana Widdoes is a freelance writer, editor, and multimedia producer based in Los Angeles. Her writing has previously been featured on Ohio Edit, Freerange Nonfiction, Trop, and the Black Clock blog.

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What Prison Reform Looks Like Inside California State Prison, L.A. County

The return of Arts-in-Corrections signals renewed focus on in-prison rehabilitation to reduce recidivism in the state’s colossal prison system.
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The Gig is Up: How Uber Drivers are Renewing Focus on Workers' Rights

In California and beyond, gig economy workers are rekindling an old labor struggle. While 20 years ago the only people searching for "gigs" were…
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The Gig is Up: How Uber Drivers are Renewing Focus on Workers' Rights

With a growing demand for technology-based, on-demand services, the fight for workers' rights reignites among "gig" workers.
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LA2050 Renews Civic Engagement, 2015 Winners Announced

Los Angeles has experienced some of the lowest voter turnout rates in the nation for a city of its size.
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Rockhaven: L.A.'s First Feminist Sanitarium

Rockhaven in La Crescenta is unique among other mental institutions of its time largely because of Richards' feminist mission for a sanitarium where female patients would be treated with respect and dignity.
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Minding the Gap: The Racial Legacy of CalState University Dominguez Hills

With park-like panoramic views of downtown Los Angeles, California State University Dominguez Hills was strategically placed in Carson to address racial inequalities in South L.A. communities following the 1965 Watts Rebellion.
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The Strindberg Laboratory: Skid Row Actors Reshape L.A. through Theater

Who gets to fly in L.A. and who is destined to live forever on the ground, without any opportunities to rise up? Since its establishment in 2012, the…
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From Me to You: Dyke Day Builds Community in L.A.'s Eastside

Together these women are seeking to reshape the experience of gay pride and reclaim it for themselves, miles and miles away from the party-seeking hordes of West Hollywood's famous "Boys Town."
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