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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.
A short history of Black women and police violence purpose

Jun. 12, 2020 2:30 pm

A short history of Black women and police violence

There is a perception among many Americans that Black women are somehow shielded from the threat of police violence. This perception, says guest columnist Keisha Blain, could not further from the truth.
Resource list: Bail funds for protesters purpose

Jun. 2, 2020 4:42 pm

Resource list: Bail funds for protesters

The list is short but includes several Philadelphia organizations, as well as regional and national ones.
What a police-sanctioned mob in Fishtown says about systemic racism purpose

Jun. 2, 2020 9:12 am

What a police-sanctioned mob in Fishtown says about systemic racism

Racism caught on Instagram videos should be blasted. But there's a subtler kind we're confronting too.
Dr. Yusef Salaam: ‘If I can tell my narrative, I can get my narrative back’ purpose

Nov. 7, 2019 7:11 am

Dr. Yusef Salaam: ‘If I can tell my narrative, I can get my narrative back’

The 'Central Park Five' exonoree joined more than a dozen other individuals exonerated by the PA Innocence Project to receive Heroes of Justice awards at the Constitution Center Oct. 30.
Kneel, donate, or burn it all down? Decarceration and 5 types of justice work purpose

Sep. 3, 2019 11:00 am

Kneel, donate, or burn it all down? Decarceration and 5 types of justice work

"When Jay-Z recently suggested 'we’ve moved past kneeling' ... I wanted to ask him who was the 'we' he was referring to," says guest columnist Stephanie Keene.

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