How the Geography of Policing Affects Your Life

And updates on efforts to increase equity in education

How the American Rescue Plan Affects Your Community

And exciting new updates at Civilytics

Build Back Better - But for who?*

With updates on election results and new education resources

Police, Budgets, and the People's Money

A roundup of important reads about the struggle to rethink safety and justice in this issue of the Civic Pulse.

Public Safety Without Police

Learn about how communities are making themselves safer by reducing the presence of police and investing in better forms of public safety in this issue of the Civic Pulse.

Four Myths About Police Budgets

Learn what you should know about your city's budget, and what is coming next in this issue of the Civic Pulse.

Policing From Reform to Abolition

To understand the police abolition movement, it helps to begin by thinking of the demands around policing in America as a continuum with 4 positions. I want to talk about each of these, give you some resources to learn more about them, and share with you how I'm thinking. I hope you find this helpful in finding your own place along the continuum.

Policing, Accountability, and What Comes Next

If you are outraged about the murder of George Floyd and wondering what can be done, join me in pledging to take these steps and to recommit to these steps again in a few months