That is why Jewish Community Action is part of the Black-led Yes on Question 2 campaign, supporting the amendment to the city charter that would create a new Department of Public Safety that would be more accountable and allow for greater investments in social workers, drug counselors, and other trained professionals – including armed police officers – that can help respond to emergencies with expertise and care.
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