Declare racism a public health crisis and commit to eight strategiesXổ số may mắn hàng tuần that are focused on addressing the impact that racism has on the lives of residents and their overall health. The Boston Public Health Commission will release a plan within 120 days with specific actions and a yearly report measuring progress starting in 2021.
Reallocate 20% of the Boston Police overtime budget to make investments in equity and inclusion, including:
- $3 million to implement changes needed as part of declaring racism a public health crisis
- $1 million to support trauma teams and counseling services at BPHC
- $2 million for community based programs and support, such as violence intervention grants, youth programming, language and food access, immigrant advancement, the Age Strong Commision and the Human Rights Commission
- $2 million for additional BEST Clinicians and mental health supports at the Boston Police Department
- $2 million for initiatives to support minority and women-owned businesses
- $2 million for additional housing supports and youth homelessness programs
Create a new Task Force, an 11-person group chaired by former U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Xổ số may mắn hàng tuầnWayne Budd, to translate these commitments to immediate action, including:
- Reviewing Boston Police’s use of force policies
- Recommending rigorous implicit bias training for officers
- Improving the body camera program
- Strengthening the existing Co-op board
Learn more about the Task Force
Led by Police Commissioner William Gross, completed a review with the Boston Police Department of police’s use of force policies outlined in the “” effort, resulting in .
The Boston Police Department will no longer use the hair test for evidence of drug use in officers or recruits, a decision that's been made in partnership with the police unions.