A City in California Gave Land Back to Indigenous People. It’s a Start.

A City in California Gave Land Back to Indigenous People. It’s a Start.

Eureka’s return is believed to be the first time a local government has returned land to a tribe in the U.S. Eureka City Council member Kim Bergel described the return as “the right thing to do.” Eureka’s actions are significant politically, spiritually, and also economically. https://talkpoverty.org/2019/10/30/california-land-back-indigenous/ San Francisco Bay Area, CA Needs this for us […]

Sheriff’s Department reform in Antelope Valley still lags, court monitors say – Los Angeles Times

Sheriff’s Department reform in Antelope Valley still lags, court monitors say – Los Angeles Times

The Antelope Valley, after a federal investigation found a pattern of unreasonable force, intimidation, and unlawful stops and searches among Black and Latino residents. But according to monitors overseeing the settlement agreement, progress has been slow, with crucial reforms in areas such as use of force policy, community engagement, and the handling of public complaints […]