Local Politics

“We will rely on health and wellness to take care of people that have a severe mental illness, we’re going to rely on community accountability to deal with issues of harm and violence.”

Voyage LA:  “Patrisse Cullors started/help start many organizations– Black Lives Matter, Dignity and Power Now, Justice LA, Justice Teams Network, etc. Social justice organizations are the foundation for which we are able to have the most change possible for communities that are the most marginalized.   Reform LA Jails– which is a ballot initiative– really came out of the need to further push the county board of supervisors in LA, to change the way they treat people with mental illness inside the jails and also to change the way we criminalize the mentally ill.”



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