PUP_GRAD20_Portrait001_02062020-108

Student Steve Brooks Honored by Society of Professional Journalists

By Mount Tamalpais College | February 8, 2021
Society of Professional Journalists

Steve Brooks was awarded a Contest Award by the Society of Professional Journalists Northern California for his commentary on criminal justice in California in “The Hidden Heroes Forgotten Inside” and “‘Violent Criminals’ Deserve Second Chances, Too”.

A full list of the SPJ’s 2020 Excellence in Journalism award recipients is here.

Steve was on track to graduate last year with the Class of 2020, but we were forced to cancel graduation due to COVID-19. He shared a commencement address on the importance of education which is available here.

TOP STORIES
RELATED STORIES
RECENT TWEETS

"Injustice thrives in silence, so the first step to ending this injustice is to no longer be silent about what we’ve experienced."
Mt. Tam College student Thanh Tran on the COVID-19 outbreak and aftermath at San Quentin State Prison
https://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/article251653823.html

College without access to a computer? Sounds challenging, right? We're thrilled to announce a historic agreement with the CDCR that will allow Mount Tam students to use laptops for coursework!
https://www.mttamcollege.org/historic-agreement-reached-allowing-laptop-use-by-students/

48,193 care packages. 15 California prisons. Hundreds of letters from incarcerated people and families. https://www.mttamcollege.org/covid-19-relief-efforts-expand-to-additional-prisons/