LIFT EVERY VOICE: THE BIDEN PLAN FOR BLACK AMERICA Part #1

Creator: Wilfredo Lee Copyright: Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Biden/Harris Plan

  • Our criminal justice system must be focused on redemption and rehabilitation.
  • We can and must reduce the number of people incarcerated in this country while also reducing crime.
  • Expand and use the power of the U.S. Justice Department to address systemic misconduct in police departments and prosecutors’ offices.
  • Establish an independent Task Force on Prosecutorial Discretion.
  • Reinvigorate community-oriented policing.
  • Invest in public defenders’ offices to ensure defendants’ access to quality counsel.
  • Create a $20 billion grant program to support criminal justice reform at the state and local level.
  • Reform sentencing.
  • End the criminalization of poverty.
  • Stop corporations from profiteering off of incarceration.
  • Eliminate existing barriers preventing formerly incarcerated individuals from fully participating in society.
  • Reform the juvenile justice system.

Leave a Reply