Street Response Effective At Resolving Non-Violent 911 Calls

By Alex Zielinski, Portland Mercury. -

Portland, Oregon - The first six months of the Portland Street Response pilot project is meeting its lofty expectations, according to a Portland State University (PSU) study released [...]

Nonviolent Security And Cop-Free Schools Are Not A Utopian Dream

By Rivera Sun, Waging Nonviolence. -

At a school in North Minneapolis, the school day starts with a team of four peacekeepers escorting teachers and staff into the building. Then the team watches out for the students as they get off [...]

Community Peacemakers Offer A Proven Alternative To Policing

By Loretta Graceffo, Waging Nonviolence. -

Imagine a world where after being accused of using a counterfeit bill, George Floyd was approached by a community member who helped mediate the situation, rather than the police officer who [...]