Posted by San Francisco Chronicle
Felicia Tom is a tireless criminal justice reform activist in Oakland. She’s only 16 and she’s not alone.
Felicia was one of dozens of teens at a lively town hall Wednesday demanding reimagined juvenile justice in Alameda County, where elected leaders have spent decades failing to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline.
Evelyn Medina Zepeda (left) of 67 Suenos and Tae Thomas of Young Women’s Freedom Center emcee the “End Youth Incarceration” town hall at the California Ballroom in Oakland on Wednesday. They are both 17 years old and work as organizers.