Hyung Nam on Police Budgets


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Mon, 06/15/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am


Desiree Hellegers talks with activist Hyung Nam, who served on the city-appointed citizens Police Budget Advisory Committee, and who organizes with the Portland Metro People’s Coalition, which has been working with Unite Oregon, Portland African American Leadership Forum, and folks in other groups to win reductions to the Portland Police Budget and Reinvestment in services needed by marginalized and especially BIPOC communities, and is looking ahead to the negotiations on the Police Contract and to developing a People’s Budget. They mention recent articles by Linda Senn in the Oregonian and David Sirota in Jacobin.

Photo of Hyung Nam by K. Kendall.

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