Prop 25 seeks to eliminate the constitutional right to post bail for every Californian. Instead of having the option to either obtain your release through bail secured by your family or friends or a pretrial release program administered by elected officials of the courts,Prop 25 requires the use of computer-based and inherently biased racial profiling based on algorithms to determine who can and can’t get out of jail pending their trials.
The issue of police accountability is as old as police departments themselves, dating back to the mid-1800s.
Systemic racism is the complex interaction of culture, policy, and institutions that holds in place the outcomes we see in our lives.
It’s the systems that rely on subtle and not so subtle biases against people of color to disempower them and put them at risk.
The legitimacy of our government and elected leaders is predicated on our fundamental right to vote. For almost six months, Americans have taken to the streets because we no longer believe that our voices are being heardby our elected leaders.