#FreeDarik Protest, April 22, 1-3pm pt at Riverside DA’s office, 3960 Orange Ave. Riverside CA. Darik Schaaf is a young Black man with no criminal record who was arrested after a mental health crisis. Instead of allowing Darik to enter the mental health diversion program as recommended, District Attorney Mike Hestrin is pursuing a lengthy prison sentence for him. Join us as we march for justice. #DisabledandPunished. Sponsored by Crip Justice, Riverside All of Us or None and the Justice Table. And sign the petition for Darik’s release here.
Detroit’s police chief has suspended two officers and a supervisor following last week’s fatal police shooting of a woman suffering from mental illness. Detroit Police Chief