"In June, after Minneapolis City Council members announced their intention to dismantle their police department, they suggested they might invest more money in [NNSC's program]." https://t.co/7Vs3LxZq1S
Today we had the opportunity to hear from project managers across the country about police legitimacy, structural racism, and community safety. Thank you to everyone who is showing up, having courageous conversations, and pushing for change.
NNSC directed the DOJ’s National Initiative in 6 cities; including Minneapolis. Despite promising results, it was not enough to prevent the death of George Floyd. @urbaninstitute ’s Jesse Jannetta reckoned with that, and what departments can do.
COVID-19 is magnifying the legitimacy crisis in the public health system. Join health and safety experts to discuss the historical and present harms that communities of color disproportionately suffer, and what medical authorities could do to respond. https://t.co/dW1ilvSvDb
FACTCHECK: Facebook post shared almost 9,000 times says a sheriff’s department is warning of criminal gangs are using children to lure women for rape. The post is a known hoax, and NNSC's David Kennedy said, “this is just not how gangs behave” https://t.co/Cv8gAHU4F4