As an expert in local-level reform, DPA’s Emily Kaltenbach lays out the key reform initiatives necessary to demilitarize police and ensure real public safety.
For nearly 50 years, the Drug Enforcement Administration has fueled mass incarceration, wasted taxpayer money, abused its authority and blocked scientific research. It’s time for change.
The heinous killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many others are painful reminders of the rampant racism and policing practices that put Black people’s lives in danger every day. Tell Congress that we need police reform right now.
New CDC data shows overdose deaths increased in 2019. They may continue to climb this year. The pandemic has increased isolation and reduced access to harm reduction and treatment supports.
COVID-19 is a public health crisis that is exacerbating the harms of the drug war. DPA offers these COVID-19 drug policy priorities to protect public health, individual rights, and the dignity and well-being of our communities.
CPS and the foster system are policing agencies that have unjustly separated Black and Brown families. This report from Movement for Family Power explores how the foster system has become ground zero for the U.S. drug war.