Criminal and Legal Reform Plan
We know — from decades of policing data and the lived experience of Black and brown people – that more police funding does not necessarily mean more community safety. Additional police funding does little if police forces remain systematically biased against Black and brown people. Our communities are not safer with more police patrols if those same police departments routinely engage in brutality.
We want community safety — real, holistic safety. We want well-funded schools that help ensure economic mobility, substance and alcohol counselors for our loved ones struggling with addiction, after school programs for our young kids, and green spaces for our families to enjoy together. These aren’t pie in the sky proposals. They are doable and available solutions to the problems we face. As your Congresswoman, I will: