Hiring policy to ‘Ban the box’ extends to all UC campuses

Under a new University of California hiring policy, prospective university employees will no longer be asked about prior convictions in their initial employment applications. This push to “ban the box” will take effect as early as October, just over a year after UC Berkeley became the first UC campus to institute the policy.
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Incarceration to convocation

Life after solitary confinement: How education paved the way for Danny Murillo

Danny Murillo is one of thousands of formerly incarcerated persons struggling to re-enter society. How does someone like Murillo, who statistically should be back behind bars, end up at a place like UC Berkeley?
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