Here’s What Black Lives Matter D.C. Is Calling For, And Where The City Stands | NPR

June 09, 2020
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On June 9, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Implementing the NEAR Act to reduce violence in D.C., was cited by NPR:

Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie thinks there’s a middle ground. “I want community policing in my neighborhood, but I do not and do not condone over-policing in any neighborhood, particularly in communities of color, where there’s a long history,” he says. (McDuffie wrote the NEAR Act, which addresses crime and violence as a public health problem and puts money into programs like violence interruption.)

Read more: Here’s What Black Lives Matter D.C. Is Calling For, And Where The City Stands | NPR

Related: Implementing the NEAR Act to reduce violence in D.C. | D.C. Policy Center

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