UNDERSTAND WHAT “DEFUND THE POLICE” REALLY MEANS AND
TAKE ACTION IN SOLIDARITY WITH BLACK LIVES
Issue: Calls to “defund the police” are being heard from many groups including Indivisible National as a solution to police brutality and racial inequities in policing. It is important to understand what this concept means. The idea is that instead of a disproportionate amount of local funding going to a police department, a sizable chunk of the local budget will be invested in communities, especially marginalized ones where much of the policing occurs. Go deeper here
Issue: There is a lot we can do to make a positive change in solidarity with black lives. Indivisible National has compiled calls to action here—take a look and pick at least one action you can take today.