Tamika Spellman, HIPS Advocacy & Policy Associate
This is a good way for DC to be a shining example for the country to aspire to if they get ahead of what could be a disaster in the making. Or we can continue doing the same thing policing the hell outta marginalized communities expecting different results. [Read Article]
"We have an opportunity to not only save lives by not allowing traumatic experiences to tarnish lives during and following this pandemic, but to change them for the better in the long run. Instead of policing the people to death, we can be proactive and give them a hand up during the pandemic that can last beyond the crisis."