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Invest in Violence Interrupters

Legislative Ask

For decades, policymakers have debated how to address the epidemic of gun violence affecting communities across the United States. Traditionally, localities have responded to community-level violence by increasing the presence of a militarized police force. This approach has repeatedly failed, with sometimes fatal consequences that compound trauma and increase the likelihood of future violence. 

Support the Creation of a Truth and Healing Commission on the Indian Boarding School Era

Legislative Ask

From the early 1800s through the 1960s, Christian churches collaborated with the government to create hundreds of boarding schools for Native American children. The conditions at these institutions were horrific—yet, the federal government has never conducted a full exploration of the harms and impacts of this federal policy.