Social Justice advocate Angela Glover Blackwell joins us as part of our “First Person” interview series, profiling the leaders and innovators who make Northern California unique. For almost 35 years, Blackwell has been promoting public policies aimed at advancing opportunities for disadvantaged and impoverished communities. She’s the founder of PolicyLink, an Oakland-based non-profit.

Angela Glover Blackwell, founder and chief executive officer of PolicyLink and author of books including "Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America's Future"

  • Jhayden512

    Will you address the impact of “mass incarceration” of African American males and other people of color? There are presently more blacks under the control of the criminal legal system than were in slavery in 1850. An astounding fact such as that is not connected to poverty, discrimination, and failing communities? Your thoughts…

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