We must reimagine how public policy can respond to inequity beyond our existing systems. Our current mental health, education, and workforce development systems, among others, are steeped in historical and structural racism. Healing-centered liberation policy thinks beyond what is and demands what should be. It requires new decision-making structures, acknowledges failed and abandoned policies, and recognizes both historical harms and ongoing discrimination.
On April 13, CLASP will host a webinar titled “How the Transformative Justice and Healing Justice Movements Inform How We Must Approach Mental Health Systems.” This is part of a quarterly learning series focused on decolonizing mental health care. Watch the live stream now:
>>Watch Part I: Criminalization to Healing: The Movement to Decriminalize Education Our panelists painted a picture of what safety in schools looks like: Deep relationship building between students and staff Addressing root causes within schools and the larger community Providing culturally and historically affirming education Restorative justice…
This conversation/webinar, on October 29th at 3 PM ET, will feature organizations and leaders who have been at the forefront of the fight demanding police free schools. We’ll learn about their journey to decriminalize the education systems locally and nationally.
Join CLASP in in the second of a series of online engagements focused on healing-centered liberation policy. This two-part discussion will uplift movements to divest from law enforcement and mass incarceration and invest in historically oppressed communities.
The first of a two-part series of online engagements focused on healing-centered liberation policy. This discussion will uplift movements to divest from law enforcement and mass incarceration and invest in historically oppressed communities.
Public benefit programs are racist. They are also essential. It is critical that we understand the history of the safety net in the United States because, without recognition of past and present harm, we run the serious risk of complicity in upholding systems of white…
As advocates seek to hold the president and his administration accountable for their dangerous law and order agenda, Congress must also act. Policymakers can support the safety of people of color by shifting resources from policing to programs that help all communities thrive.