I am not even allowed to have pepper spray. I am a trans woman, so I already feel vulnerable, and now I cannot defend myself.
We all need to be involved
in building communities, not focused solely on developing things. — Winona LaDuke
I wish more people would be involved with this work and understand that people who commit crimes need help. We are not monsters.
Since mass incarceration, mass surveillance, and mass policing clearly have not ended murder, assault, or rape, the authors write, isn’t it time to think of better ideas?
“We punish those who are already victims of their own circumstances and put them into even worse circumstances.”