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December 21, 2017

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Dec. 21, 2017: LA Watts Times - Sen. Holly J. Mitchell; Unapologettingly Fighting For The People

By Brandon Brooks, managing editor

December 21, 2017

Listen to this nearly 37-minute video exclusive with Sen. Holly J. Mitchell by Brandon Brooks, managing editor of the LA Sentinel and the Watts Times by clicking HERE.

 

 

December 21, 2017

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By Brandon Brooks, Managing Editor

December 14, 2017

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Measures are among five biggest accomplishments of the year

Protecting foster children and reforming the juvenile and criminal justice systems to put greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and maintaining family cohesion are among the nine new laws by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell.

December 08, 2017

Social justice advocate Susan Burton, through her A New Way of Life organization, recently honored both California Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump among others, during the organization’s 19th annual Gala Awards in Los Angeles.

The two were honored for their work in restoring civil rights for formerly incarcerated people. That work, ANWOL officials said, is in line with their mission.

December 08, 2017

ANWOL Marks its 19th Gala with Title Sponsor Drug Policy Alliance by Honoring Sen. Holly Mitchell, Ben L. Crump, Esq., ANWOL Legal Department and Impact Justice

I'm committed to solutions to the injustices of mass incarceration for people like Geneva Cooley, a 70-year-old Black woman, who was sentenced to 999 years, 99 months and 99 days for drug trafficking.”

— Susan Burton, dubbed the Modern-Day Harriett Tubman.

December 07, 2017

Social justice advocate Susan Burton, through her A New Way of Life organization, recently honored both California Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump among others, during the organization’s 19th annual Gala Awards in Los Angeles.

The two were honored for their work in restoring civil rights for formerly incarcerated people. That work, ANWOL officials said, is in line with their mission.

December 05, 2017

The office of Sen. Holly Mitchell reports Mitchell received the Community Champion Award at a New Way of Life's 19th annual gala on Sunday in Los Angeles for 'helping the formerly incarcerated - especially women - transition back to the community." Contact: Ray Sotero 916 651-4030.

Photo caption: Sen. Holly J. Mitchell is joined by two supporters.

November 30, 2017

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has conferred Sen. Holly J. Mitchell with its 2017 Distinguished Legislator Award for her ‘exemplary service’ to the residents of Los Angeles county and residents statewide.