Treatment programs rather than incarceration are far more effective for drug-related offenses.
Communities with infrastructure to support the development of whole, healthy people won’t need police.
There is a long history of racism in U.S. policing. For all Americans to be truly safe, it is important to weed out White supremacy, especially in the institution sworn to protect us all.
“No way would Black or Brown people be treated that way had they attacked a symbol of our democracy.”
In most cases, calling the police on abusers is unhelpful at best, and at worst makes survivors feel less safe: “It’s really time that we recenter on what the survivors are telling us.”