POLICE AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Police & Community Relations Guiding Objectives

End racial disparity and criminalization of poverty in policing and criminal justice

Establish greater trust between the police and community by having a significant impact in the reduction of police brutality

TOPLINE ISSUES

Policing in Schools

Police Transparency & Accountability

Police Misconduct

DID YOU KNOW

1147
KILLED

BY POLICE IN 2017

149
UNARMED PEOPLE KILLED

BY POLICE IN 2017

3
MORE LIKELY TO BE KILLED
3.49
MORE LIKELY TO BE SHOT

CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

TOPLINE ISSUES

Bail Reform

Mass Incarceration

Juvenile Justice

Criminal Justice Reform Guiding Objectives

Contribute to change in local and state government policies through advocacy impacting criminal justice reform legislation

Educate the public on social justice and racial equality issues directly impacting local communities, and engage public participation towards solutions

DID YOU KNOW

1200
SENTANCED TO DIE
50
OF PEOPLE INCARCERATED ARE

JAILED FOR NON-VIOLENT CRIMES

450,000
PEOPLE HELD NIGHTLY
38,000,000
DAILY TAXPAYER SPEND

EDUCATION & ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT

Education & Economic Advancement Guiding Objectives

Provide access to equal education opportunities for low income communities

Help formerly incarcerated juveniles and adults with reentry services, programs and resources

TOPLINE ISSUES

School-to-Prison Pipeline

Recidivism Rates & Reentry

Racial Disparity in Schools

DID YOU KNOW

8
IS THE AVERAGE NET WORTH FOR A BLACK FAMILY IN BOSTON

FOR WHITE FAMILIES IT IS CLOSER TO $250,000

4
MORE LIKELY TO BE SUSPENDED

IF YOU ARE A MINORITY STUDENT

1,600,000
STUDENTS ATTEND SCHOOL

WITH A POLICE OFFICER BUT NO SCHOOL COUNSELOR

7
YEAR OLD CHILDREN

ARE SENT FROM SCHOOL INTO THE COURT SYSTEM FOR DISCIPLINARY ISSUES THAT SHOULD BE HANDLED AT SCHOOL