In the United States, they tell us they make us safer with prisons, police and war. They fill the pockets of police departments that use their money and power to strip us of our dignity, break into our homes and rip our families apart.
They’ve tried to narrow our world view by telling us that the solution to gun violence is more police — but we’ve witnessed the devastating effects of that view.
We know better.
We know that the root cause of community violence is poverty and a lack of resources.
What if safer streets in our communities meant…
Building community centers
Guaranteed jobs and healthcare
A life without debilitating debt