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As Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, 5 essential reads on police violence against Black men purpose

Mar. 30, 2021 7:30 am

As Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, 5 essential reads on police violence against Black men

The Conversation's Catesby Holmes highlights stories that offer expert analysis and key background on police violence, Derek Chauvin’s record, and racism in U.S. law enforcement.
Mass bailout draws attention to health risks, poor conditions for those held on unaffordable bail purpose

Dec. 15, 2020 9:40 am

Mass bailout draws attention to health risks, poor conditions for those held on unaffordable bail

The DA, Mayor and First Judicial District have "refused to release most of the people trapped in their deadly jails, with no court dates in sight," PCBF says. On Saturday, the org spent around $250,000 to bail out as many as they could.
Harnessing the private sector to reform the criminal justice system purpose

Nov. 25, 2020 7:30 am

Harnessing the private sector to reform the criminal justice system

Chris Bentley writes about investment decisions that can influence long-term justice system reform in this guest column from ImpactPHL.
Candace McKinley: ‘We have all the tools we need to start building and collectively funding the alternatives to police’ purpose

Oct. 27, 2020 5:20 pm

Candace McKinley: ‘We have all the tools we need to start building and collectively funding the alternatives to police’

In this Q & A, the lead organizer of the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund talks about posting bail for last night's protesters, how small businesses are in the same boat as looters, and what we all need to get about this police violence.
Here are 5 essays on racial justice to reread after the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. purpose

Oct. 27, 2020 4:21 pm

Here are 5 essays on racial justice to reread after the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr.

Looking back at some of the lessons from this summer's uprising, and the long-standing racial justice work of local nonprofit leaders.
Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life method

Sep. 10, 2020 8:00 am

Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life

Daniel sought care in a hospital setting but was released within three hours with no diagnosis. What happened next involved the criminalization of his mental illness, resulting in a horrific incident of police brutality.
Assets no more: Racial justice risks in municipal bonds purpose

Aug. 4, 2020 11:30 am

Assets no more: Racial justice risks in municipal bonds

As a bondholder, you have a fiduciary responsibility to be aware of the risks related to revenue-motivated policing. As a citizen, you have a right to demand justice and equity from your municipality.
Nonprofit AF: It’s OK to feel like crap right now purpose

Jul. 20, 2020 8:22 am

Nonprofit AF: It’s OK to feel like crap right now

"Whatever you’re dealing with or feeling, you’re not alone. Give yourself time and space. Check in with your teams. Let’s all allow ourselves to grieve individually and collectively for the state of the world," says guest columnist Vu Le.
Decades of failed reforms allow continued police brutality and racism purpose

Jul. 7, 2020 11:30 am

Decades of failed reforms allow continued police brutality and racism

"President Donald Trump’s executive order and the stalled bills in Congress to curb police misconduct are, at best, attempts to retune an instrument that was orchestrated for abuse," says guest columnist Stephen Underhill.
Opinion: Let’s take these immediate steps to move from policing to community safety purpose

Jun. 25, 2020 7:54 am

Opinion: Let’s take these immediate steps to move from policing to community safety

"From a good government point of view it is important to establish a zero-based budgeting approach to the Police Department," says guest columnist Robert Brand.

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