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CPD is fighting injustice on many fronts. We’ve supported protesters who put their lives and bodies on the front lines...
August 5, 2020
Dear Speaker Pelosi: The undersigned grassroots, racial justice, and advocacy organizations, part of The People’s...
July 30, 2020
The United States is experiencing a surge of activism not seen for decades as communities demand accountability in the...
July 24, 2020
In March, after millions of people across the country began losing their jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemics,...
July 24, 2020
Across the country, local governments are beginning to reimagine and redefine what public safety looks like in our...
July 24, 2020
In the last two months, we have seen historic movement towards police-free schools across the country. Minneapolis,...
July 24, 2020

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Nearly 70% of immigrants in detention are unrepresented in immigration courts—even during a time where access to publicly funded …

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RT @ourcityRTTC: With evictions on the rise, we‘re seeing People Power - communities coming together to protect one another and stop evicti…

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#BlackLivesMatter #DefundthePolice

George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. Tony McDade. Sean Reed.


These are just a few of the Black people murdered in just the last month because of white supremacy and the pervasive anti-Blackness that permeates every aspect of our society. The only way for us to win real liberation is to transform our systems by divesting from policing.