Monterey Bay Justice Project

About Us

Mission Statement: The Monterey Bay Justice Project is an organization working toward fair treatment for all within the criminal justice system, while creating awareness of and advocating for change on issues of social injustice.

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Media are invited to use any Monterey Bay Justice Project articles, photos or podcasts. Please contact Dr. Robinson to coordinate use.

2018-2019 Justice Project

The 2018-2019 Justice Project includes: Maia Rodriguez who created a short documentary on criminalizing the homeless, and photo essays on life after incarceration; Jenna Ethridge who explored sentencing for nonviolent crimes; and Sean Gladysz who explored issues related to crime in our federal and state parks, and the legalization of marijuana.

2017-2018 Justice Project

Monterey Bay Justice Project fall 2017 students.
Monterey Bay Justice Project fall 2017 students, from left to right: Alex Jensen, Aaisha Ahad, Madilline Mora and Ryan Sigala.

Spring 2017 Justice Project Students

Students of the Monterey Bay Justice Project.
CSUMB students in the spring 2017 Monterey Bay Justice Project. From left to right, front row: Vai Thompson, Samuel Johnson, Pamela Martinez. Second row: Candace Thurmond, Samantha Calderon, Aaisha Ahad, Mariah Berry, Jacqueline Mendez, Erin Dobrzyn. Back row: Peyton Trotter, D'Quan Stewart, Wes McCamey, Nick Giordano, Noah Friedman, Joel Soria.

The project was started in fall 2016 through funding from a CSUMB Faculty Support Grant.