Yesterday, the @dallasnews stood on the wrong side of history and encouraged the Dallas City Council to renew the ineffective and discriminatory Juvenile Curfew Ordinance.…
Here are the facts:
✅ There is a mountain of evidence showing that these types of ordinances do not work and they cause real harm to communities of color in particular.
✅ In Dallas, almost 90 percent of citations were against Black and Latino youth. This is unacceptable and deeply troubling.…
✅ Policy making should be based on facts and evidence, not hunches or feelings. Yet, the newspaper provided no evidence showing the effectiveness of this ordinance. Nationwide, cities are ditching these policies because they do not work.…
Smart policing means actually building relationships with community members and young people. It’s time for the Dallas City Council to end this Ordinance.
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