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logo_telemundo.jpg "Homeboy", el proyecto que ayuda a los ex presidiarios | Un Nuevo Día | Telemundo
logo_usatoday.jpg USA Today: LA recycling business gives second chances to electronics, ex-cons
logo_globalcitizen.jpg Global Citizen: How Formerly Incarcerated People Are Tackling the World’s Fastest-Growing Waste Problem
logo_hp.png HP "The Garage": Homeboy Electronics Recycling is helping HP support local communities as it expands its pioneering closed-loop recycling system.
logo_citylimits.png Op-Ed piece by our very own Kabira about the new RecycLA program and how it could influence NYC.
logo_lapodcast.png LA Forward Podcast: Kabira shares the fascinating story of how she came to establish and lead a social enterprise that employs formerly incarcerated individuals.
logo_b_the_change.png B Corp: Homeboy Recycling is highlighted in the article "Erasing the Stigma With ‘Fair-Chance’ Hiring"
logo_scale.png Scale It Up! Sustainability: Interview with Kabira Stokes
lamag_logo.jpg Los Angeles Magazine: Homeboy Industries Now Has an E-Waste Recycling Business
logo_fastcompany.jpg Fast Company: Homeboy Recycling Helps Formerly Incarcerated Workers Get On Their Feet With E-Cycling
logo_latimes.jpg Los Angeles Times: Homeboy Industries looks to create jobs and profits with recycling venture
logo_dtnews.jpg Los Angeles Downtown News reports "Why Homeboy Industries Now Runs an Electronics Recycling Center"
logo_abc7.jpg Homeboy Recycling was highlighted on KABC 7 Eyewitness News
logo_waste360.jpg Waste 360: Homeboy Industries Acquires Isidore Electronics Recycling
logo_wastedive.jpg Waste Dive: Los Angeles e-waste recycler acquired by nonprofit for formerly incarcerated adults
logo_pcmag.jpg PC Magazine: Los Angeles Eyes a Cleantech Future
attn_logo.jpg ATTN: spoke with Kabira in an article about how to "Recycle the Tough Stuff."
naspaa_logo.jpg Kabira Stokes (MPP '10) is the winner of the 2016 NASPAA "Public Service Matters" Spotlight award.
forbes_logo.jpg Kabira was interviewed for the article, How To Build A Business With Ex-Offenders And Used Electronics
endpaper_logo.jpg Isidore's electronics were featured in a beautiful photo spread in the first issue of End Paper Magazine
wholelife_logo.jpg Isidore was featured as a business making a positive impact in Whole Life Magazine
skydelta_logo.jpg Kabira was recently featured in a Delta Sky Magazine article on "Cracking Another Glass Ceiling"
garcetti.jpg Isidore joined Mayor Eric Garcetti as he launched a Blue Ribbon Commission on Employment Equity
tfm_logo.jpg Trojan Family Magazine published a piece on Isidore entitled, "Recycling E-Waste to Rebuild Lives"
laane_logo.jpg Kabira Stokes, LAANE Women for a New Los Angeles Luncheon Honoree video
csq_logo.jpg CSQ Quarterly named Kabira Stokes as one of the 2016 Innovation & Technology NextGen 10
 vassar.jpg  The Vassar Quarterly is featuring an article about Kabira and Isidore's mission.
imperial_valley_news.jpg Isidore receives the smart on crime award from Attorney General Kamala D. Harris as highlighted in this article in the Imperial Valley News.
LA Weekly LA Weekly Interview "In the interview process, we bring someone in," she explains, "and the question that they are dreading, we never ask. We know you have a record — and we don't care."
CCTV  “We believe in second chances for human beings who are ready to contribute to society again. We also believe in second chances for electronics that people have discard but have life left in them,” said Stokes. CCTV
      telemundo.jpg Excellent piece on Telemundo 52, entitled "Segunda Vida", or "Second Life", featuring Cesar and Kabira on the goals of Isidore. (Segment is in Spanish)
huffpost_live-21308.jpg HuffPost Live aired a segment entitled "How These People & Programs Offer Inmates A Future" which included Isidore founder Kabira Stokes as a panelist.
Estrella_TV.jpeg Estrella TV aired a segment about Isidore Recycling which featured our e-commerce team Cesar and Nelson. (Segment is in Spanish)
LA_OPINION_DE_MURCIA.png La Opiniónthe largest Spanish-language newspaper in the U.S., featured an article about Isidore titled, "Electronic Waste Provides Opportunities for Ex-Offenders"
FastCompany_logo.gif Isidore was mentioned in an article titled, "It's Time for Tech to Embrace Prison Reform" in the March issue of Fast Company Magazine.
Inc_Magazine_logo.jpg Inc. Magazine published an interview with Kabira titled, "One Company. Two Social Missions. Six Workers Who Aren't Going Back to Prison"
triple-pundit.png Triple Pundit put Isidore in the top spot on their list of "11 Companies That Hire the Formerly Incarcerated"

Isidore founder, Kabira Stokes, is featured in this article on FOXbusiness, "JPMorgan Betting $30M on Entrepreneur Clusters"

There is also a great video that JPMorgan Chase & Co. made about cluster businesses that features L.A. Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and Isidore.

sustainable_brands_356x356.jpg The Sustainable Brands website posted an interview with Kabira titled, "Isidore Slashing E-Waste, Recidivism in LA While Planning Broader Impact"
usc_price.jpeg Kabira was quoted in an article on the USC Price School of Public Policy news page. She also participated in a panel at USC's "Innovating to End Urban Poverty" conference. Video of that panel can be watched here (starts at 26:00)
Takeaway-banner.jpg Isidore is featured on National Public Radio's The Takeaway (piece starts at 5:55)
career_contessa.jpeg Career Contessa website introduces founder Kabira Stokes as a woman "who found her way in an ever-changing world and managed to make the most of new opportunities."
on_earth_magazine.jpeg OnEarth Magazine features an article on Isidore titled "The Redeemers" 
Unconsumption_icon_with_wordmark-05.jpg Unconsumption highlights Isidore on their tumblr
earth911.jpeg "L.A. Company Gives E-Waste and Ex-Inmates a Second Chance" on the Earth911 website
Forbes-logo.jpg Forbes explains, "How E-Waste Is Creating Jobs For People With Criminal Records In Los Angeles"
cleantechnica-logo.png "Isidore - The Cure For Black Friday Overconsumption" states CleanTechnica
logo.jpg LACI welcomes Isidore to the family 
cleantechnica-logo.png CleanTechnica website highlights Isidore's participation in the Women In Green Forum
good-magazine-logo1.jpg Kabira writes "Giving E-Waste and Ex-Inmates a Second Chance" for GOOD
SB13_logo.png Kabira presents on Isidore's mission as a semi-finalist in the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (You can see Kabira's pitch at 13:57)
The-Guardian-logo1.jpg Isidore is noted in The Guardian article, "The Emergence of a New Generation of Business Innovators"
KPCC-logo-C.jpg KPCC- Southern California Public Radio- airs a feature on Isidore
triple-pundit.png Triple Pundit website posted an article about us, "L.A. Start-Up Provides Jobs for Ex-Offenders Through E-Waste Recycling"
nb.jpeg  Nationbuilder features Isidore and founder Kabira in their blog