Protecting the Public’s Health During Protests Against Systemic Racism from spearheaded by -- and signed by many of us within the Center
Inequality and shortcomings in public health (pre and during COVID) are central to ongoing protests against systemic racism. An open letter from CCDD led by Tigist Menkir outlines how precautions and police responses can improve to accommodate protests
There are multiple threats to public health in the US. One of the most important is systemic racism. It connects to the pandemic in all sorts of ways. We ought to deal with them both, now. An open letter with many great colleagues
" In light of the direct and downstream consequences of certain policing policies during protests... we urge officials to reconsider current tactics which can dramatically amplify the spread of COVID-19. "