Defunding the Police: Resources
Interested in learning more about the call to "defund the police"? It's a nuanced and important topic, and we've put together a collection of resources.
“Defund the police” is a demand of many participating in the George Floyd protests. It's a call to reimagine policing by moving money—and power—away from police to services that create more safety and prosperity, particularly for marginalized communities. Advocates argue that change on this scale is necessary to begin addressing systemic racism and police violence, particularly against black and brown people—reform isn’t enough. This collection of articles, podcasts, organization websites, data projects, and videos provide information, perspectives, histories, and data related to the movement to defund the police.