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Movie Star Danny Trejo shares experiences about incarceration with students

Movie Star Danny Trejo shares experiences about incarceration with students

April 24, 2018

If you saw the toughest guy in the prison yard, you probably wouldn’t believe he was convicted for selling a bag of pure sugar to an undercover federal agent. However, this is exactly how Danny Trejo...

CSULB hosts Danny Trejo and Scott Budnick to talk about incarceration

CSULB hosts Danny Trejo and Scott Budnick to talk about incarceration

Wayne Camp, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Events, News, Today

Before actor Danny Trejo was “Machete,” he was a foreman who spent the better part of a decade in and out of jail. On April 23, he and two other keynote speakers will tell the stories of their l...

From state prison to state university

From state prison to state university

February 4, 2018

Spending any amount of time locked up in prison or jail can lead to trauma and isolation that can be disorientating. Many incarcerated individuals have found it difficult to integrate back into society...

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia focuses on lowering crime rates through new justice lab

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia focuses on lowering crime rates through new justice lab

James Chow, Assistant News Editor

January 10, 2018

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

Seconds before a symphony of applause filled the auditorium, bright lights shined on Mayor Robert Garcia of Long Beach. The stage was his. He commandeered his audience and, with confidence said: “Th...