This week on Prison Pipeline, the demands of the Portland protesters and information on a coalition forming in Washington County focused on Defunding the police.
We speak to Jahdi Portland based, Rapper, Visual Artist, Organizer, and Hooper who has been active in the Portland protests. Jahdi speaks about the demands of the protests and the brutality protesters have faced. We spoke on the eve of the 57th day of sustained protests in Portland against police brutality sparked by the murder of George Floyd. (@jahdi_ on Instagram)
We also speak with Pedro and Maggie organizers with Sunrise Beaverton about an emerging coalition in Washington County, the Fund The People Coalition, which aims to divest money from policing and invest in community services in Washington County. An interest meeting is being held via Zoom on Sunday, August 2nd at 1pm for more info visit: bit.ly/FundThePeople, bit.ly/FundThePeopleForm.