Celeste Fremon is an award-winning freelance journalist specializing in gangs, law enforcement, criminal justice and education policy. She is the creator and editor of WitnessLA.com. She's also the author of G-Dog and the Homeboys, and the upcoming, An American Family, about the life of a parolee and his family during his first four years out of prison (based on her LA Weekly series of the same name). She is the co-director of the Homeboy Stories Project, on the Board of Directors for PEN USA, a Pereira Visiting Writer at UC Irvine where she teaches literary journalism as it relates to social justice, and a Senior Fellow for Social Justice/New Media at the USC Annenberg Institute for Justice and Journalism.