Addressing this nation's history of violent, racist policing requires passing legislation that advances systemic reforms rooted in transparency and accountability. A necessary first step in this process is the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.
While this bill is an important start, we must then advocate for the widespread implementation of the National Urban League's 21 Pillars for Redefining Public Safety and Restoring Community Trust on the local and state level. The National Urban League recommends that police departments and localities:
Join the National Urban League in demanding true justice in policing by signing our petition, declaring your support for the 21 Pillars for Redefining Public Safety and Restoring Community Trust. Together we can achieve meaningful justice reform and police accountability on the local and state level!