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Police Violence

Black Lives Matter Rally

June 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

We are honoring Juneteenth by holding a multi-cultural, lingual, ethic, and class rally in support of the Black community. We advocate for liberation from mass incarceration, over policing, and state-sanctioned violence. Racism is wrong. Police brutality is wrong. Put an end to qualified immunity. Please …

Reinventing law enforcement in Boston

June 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jeff Klein Originally published in the Dorchester Reporter Many people who hear calls to “defund” or “abolish” the police may have the impression that these are demands to eliminate law enforcement altogether.  That is incorrect. The intent is to reinvent law enforcement in a …

by Rosemary Kean and Jackie Dee King In the weeks since the brutal public murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, nationwide protests have erupted to challenge police violence and demand transformational changes in policing that amount to a restructuring of what we mean by …

Organized by a coalition of young black and brown organizers and creatives in the City of Boston. Our Demands: 1. Defund the Boston Police Department by at least 10% (around $41m) 2. No increase in BPS budget for police 3.Put a cap on overtime accrual …

I have told this story before, but in the present crisis it is worth repeating. Some years back Dorchester People for Peace was trying to build a coalition to cut the military budget, recruiting a variety of people-of-color-led organizations in Boston to work on a …

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