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King County Equity now is a coalition of accountable, black led, community based organizations fighting to achieve equity now.
White People. DOING Something. is a group for people who identify as white and/or have white skin privilege to do our own work with guidance and coaching from Black people.
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Tens of thousands of individuals like you, and hundreds of organizations - have signed on to the demand to defund the Seattle Police Department by 50% in defense of Black lives. In response to public pressure, a veto-proof majority of Seattle City Council has pledged to cut SPD's budget by 50%. We are so close to seeing this pledge turn into a vote!
As of July 23rd, there was $188.6 million left in SPD's 2020 budget. Fifty percent of SPD's remaining budget is 94.3 million dollars. It's time for city council to turn their pledge into action.