“[The goal] is not simply to send people to prison. It is ultimately ‘do what you can to define success in these cases.’”
The inefficacy of the legal system is clear.
The goal is to reform our police response to ensure victims’ access to safety and justice.
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Individualized responses to systemic issues will never solve the problem at its root.
“The legal aspect is one thing, but the healing aspect is another. Often survivors have to pay out of pocket to receive services for trauma they endured by the hands of someone else.”
I am the child of a sharecropper’s son and a coal miner’s daughter. The mining industry and union struggle are
We are experiencing a sort of collective trauma right now and I don’t believe that we’re prepared to deal with it – within our mental health system or more generally in society.
Learning about Minneapolis candidates’ viewpoints on public safety.
In May, Bruce Pofahl, 62, shot and killed two people and injured a third near Green Bay at a restaurant
When we look back at crime, justice, and healing, there are patterns that have emerged indefinitely. For example, in 1992,
We are listing the gun violence that has thus far claimed 68 lives in Minneapolis alone. We also surveyed Minnesota Women’s Press readers, about the problems and solutions you see in public safety.