Entries by Joni Lowe

Ice The Beef Equips Fair Haveners For School

New Haven Independent | Mother of ten Rameinak Armour-White picked up brand new book bags filled with supplies with six of her youngest kids, who are eager to head back to school safely after the large household struggled to concentrate on remote classes in the Spring. Ice the Beef’s Latino Caucus distributed 430 book bags […]

The Solution To Racial Injustice Must Include Gun Violence Prevention

Daily Clout | We are in the midst of a historic opportunity to begin the process of eradicating the systemic, institutionalized racism and injustice that has afflicted black people, and other marginalized communities, from well before the founding fathers declared their intention to form a “more perfect union.” Although their words recognized that achieving justice […]

No police reforms would be complete without gun reforms

Washington Post | ANOTHER REASON TO STRENGTHEN GUN LAWS. This essay observes that policing in the U.S. is inherently more dangerous than in other countries; that fear and danger leads to more violent police responses. It doesn’t excuse police brutality and racism, but offers yet another reason we need stronger gun laws. “Simply put, police […]