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Police Diversity or Community Control?
Writer, activist, parent and agitator.
By encouraging young people and those committed to challenging the status quo of policing to take on the police in new ways (even ones that the police have traditionally controlled), there might be the potential for new fronts in a battle that isn't going away anytime soon.
Educating for Democracy: The People's Board of Education
At an all-day meeting featuring panel discussions and break-out sessions, a group of parents, students, teachers and other educators met to propose an alternative to Mayoral control of the New York City public school system.
The Quiet Deception of Community Control
Writer, musician and New Yorker
But while the call for localism before the Charter Review Commission is a seductive one given the state of the city, in the end I think it really boils down to a cheap kind of populism.
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