The People’s Budget LA and Reimagining Public Safety

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Reverend Eddie Anderson discusses the People’s Budget Los Angeles [https://peoplesbudgetla.com/] with EcoJustice Radio host Jessica Aldridge. He defines what it means to re-imagine policing and public safety, and how to ensure reinvestment back into Black communities. The institutions that run the USA continue to benefit from the repercussions of long-standing, systemic oppression and racism. How do we reinvent and re-imagine the power structures? How do we change the economic system and fund a budget that is community-centered? Listen to the show to find out more!

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Reverend Edward L. Anderson is a social activist and ordained minister serving McCarty Memorial Christian Church [http://www.mccartychurch.org/] in West Adams, Los Angeles. Anderson is an active advocate for Black Lives Matter, a convener and Co-Chair of the New Poor People’s Campaign in California and is a Bethany and Preston Taylor Fellow.

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Hosted by Jessica Aldridge from Adventures in Waste [http://adventuresinwaste.com/]
Engineer: Blake Lampkin
Executive Producer: Jack Eidt
Show Created by Mark and JP Morris
Music: Javier Kadry
Episode 68

Updated 22 June 2020

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About Jack Eidt

Novelist, urban theorist and designer, and environmental journalist, Jack Eidt careens down human-nature's all consuming one-way highway to its inevitable conclusion -- Wilder Utopia. He co-founded Wild Heritage Partners, based out of Los Angeles, California. He can be reached at jack (dot) eidt (at) wilderutopia (dot) com. Follow him on Twitter @WilderUtopia and @JackEidt