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Alternatives to Policing - Shared screen with speaker view
Jessica Tilley
27:56
I will stay for the duration. I apologize. I was unaware that I only had two minutes.
Javier Luengo-Garrido (he,him)
31:23
Thank you so much Jessica for your testimony and for staying so we can hear more about your work and experience
Jose Adastra
48:18
People have certainly died since this all started and the town had the money to provide resources for them.
Lemy Coffin
50:48
The resiliency hub was developed in a closed door working group, and has no mechanism for accountability within the community. Additionally, the main partners they list in terms of social service agencies are 1. Elliot homeless services, 2. Servicenet who have no accountability mechanism, and 3. Community action which has limited community accountability
Jessica Tilley
59:13
I couldn't agree more. we do see it in our own community of harm reduction
Dan Cannity
01:01:18
The Chief is being invited to the Polices and Spending subcommittee, not the entire commission.
Dan Cannity
01:02:18
Policies and Services* My bad
Cynthia Suopis
01:03:27
I have spoken with the District Attorney's office, Center for Women and Community and trying very hard to get Safe Passage to respond.
Jessica Tilley
01:06:06
Stonewall Project at UMass
Lemy Coffin
01:08:34
its hard to come by peer led DV programs these days because all of the national funding is now tied up with policing nationally and locally
Jessica Tilley
01:09:38
I agree, Lemy. We get a small grant for DV work. There was more monet but we refused to deal with the police
Jessica Tilley
01:09:46
*money
Cynthia Suopis
01:10:16
Linda Baker is an excellent resource on Restorative Justice. She lives in Northampton
Lemy Coffin
01:25:55
What other profession gets this luxury of being invited to the “alternatives” discussion? I would never ask a peer-led organization like the RLC/wildflower alliance to invite me to the table as a social worker