Archiving the Age of Mass Incarceration

Million Dollar Hoods and the UCLA ethnic studies centers have been awarded a $3.65M grant from the Mellon Foundation to launch a new initiative, “Archiving the Age of Mass Incarceration,” which includes preserving records from the age of mass incarceration in Los Angeles and building a new digital platform for racial and social justice scholarship at UCLA. The project leads are professors Shannon Speed, Karen Umemoto, Chon Noriega, Marques Vestal (incoming asst. prof. in urban planning), and Kelly Lytle Hernandez.

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