Chicago Activists Call For City To Defund CPD

What does it mean to defund the police? We ask a local organizer for their take.

AMERICA PROTESTS QUICK CHANGE
In this June 6, 2020, file photo, protesters march in New York. Since Floyd’s killing, police departments have banned chokeholds, Confederate monuments have fallen and officers have been arrested and charged. Ragan Clark / ASSOCIATED PRESS
AMERICA PROTESTS QUICK CHANGE
In this June 6, 2020, file photo, protesters march in New York. Since Floyd’s killing, police departments have banned chokeholds, Confederate monuments have fallen and officers have been arrested and charged. Ragan Clark / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chicago Activists Call For City To Defund CPD

What does it mean to defund the police? We ask a local organizer for their take.

Chicago activists protesting the killing of George Floyd are calling for the city to defund its police department, in line with similar calls of action across the nation.

Reset brings on a local organizer to learn about the movement to reallocate police funds to social services.

GUEST: Asha Ransby-Sporn, former national organizing co-chair for Black Youth Project-100