Criminal Justice Reform
In this article, Chanda Smith Baker talks about how Minneapolis became the epicenter of racial reckoning. She lists three core values that she believes we must all embrace in order to close the gaps that divide our communities.See Resource
As the Founding Director of NYU’s Policing Project, Barry Friedman is committed to bringing data-driven best practices to policing. Barry and Chanda discuss what a holistic view of public safety would look like and why we need to build in more front-end accountability into our policing system,
We are committed to dismantling the pervasive racial inequities of our society’s criminal legal system. Explore the ways we are pursuing justice, equity, and healing.
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When 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was killed by a Chicago police officer in 2014, the police department initially ruled that the shooting was justifiable. More than a year later, dashcam videos released to the public showed that McDonald was walking away from officers when he was shot 16 times.See Resource