The motion also calls for making legislative, policy and programmatic changes to prioritize physical and mental health, housing, employment, public safety, and justice in an equitable way for African Americans.
At the beginning of June, the 7-day average of new cases was 1,452. Now the 7-day average is 2,859 new cases a day. This is double the rate from six weeks ago and higher than any point during this entire pandemic.
The Board of Supervisors has moved to increase law enforcement accountability and expand its investments that promote community well-being and reduce the harm caused by an overreliance on law enforcement and incarceration.
The legislation was also introduced as an amendment to the fiscal year 2021 national defense authorization act. Instead of working with the international community, the Donald Trump administration has taken a series of steps that make responding to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and prepare for future outbreaks more difficult, including announcing that the United States would withdraw its support of the world health organization.
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