“Defund the police, invest in the community” — that’s become a rallying cry for many protestors taking to the streets against police violence. But what does that actually look like and how does Sacramento’s Measure U fit in?
CapRadio’s Randol White talks with Sacramento News & Review Editor Foon Rhee about the history of Measure U and how the money raised by the half-cent sales tax has been used.
We’ll also hear from Dr. Flojaune Cofer of Public Health Advocates. She chairs the Measure U Community Advisory Committee and has been a long-time proponent of economic justice for underserved communities in Sacramento.
And, the director of a community safety program gaining national notice for its work in underserved communities explains how early intervention and collaboration can lead to brighter futures for Black children.
- Foon Rhee, Editor, Sacramento News & Review
- Dr. Flojaune Cofer, Public Health Advocates and Measure U Community Advisory Committee
- Kindra Montgomery-Block, Senior Program Officer, Black Child Legacy Campaign, Sierra Health Foundation