Racial, Indigenous, Immigrant, Foreign & Criminal Justice Reforms

Racial, Indigenous, Immigrant, Foreign, & Criminal Justice Reforms

Reforms Pertaining to Indigenous Populations, American Descendants of Slavery, and Immigration:

  • Reparations for A.D.O.S.-$14 trillion distributed to them and the next 3 generations born after those living today in a trust to be opened at age 18. 
  • All African Americans are given the option of free DNA testing to trace their ancestry and have access to all records to trace their heritage.
  • End housing discrimination, redlining, loan discrimination, insurance discrimination. 
  • Equitably distribute hazardous waste sites so they are not concentrated in low-income and minority areas. Abolish I.C.E. and prosecute all agents and government officials ordering and sanctioning raids for child theft. 
  • Free children from cages. DNA tests to return all children to their parents. 
  • Stop deportations for undocumented workers. Move towards citizenship/increase temporary visas. End pipelines on Indigenous people’s land.
  • End all pollution of Indigenous land.
  • End resource extraction.
  • Broaden jurisdiction of tribal law enforcement to prosecute and arrest any offender on Native American land. 
  • End U.S. jurisdiction over crimes committed against Native tribes. 
  • End rape, murder, and disappearance of Ingenious women and children. 
  • Provide substance abuse counseling and mental health care to combat alcoholism and suicide on Indigenous people’s land. 
  • Increase funding for tribally controlled schools. 
  • Full sovereignty on tribal land.
  • Increase funding for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • End mismanagement of BIA. 
  • End Native American homelessness.

Policing and Criminal Justice Reforms:

  • End qualified immunity.

  • End asset forfeiture.

  • End debt prison. 

  • End cash bail.

  • End all prison slave labor. 

  • End all private prisons. 

  • End all prisoner abuse. 

  • End sweatshop labor. 

  • End prison phone call cost.

  • End solitary confinement. 

  • End the death penalty. 
    • Too many innocent people have been wrongly convicted and executed. You can not undo death, therefore it is banned.

  • Legalize marijuana nationally Pardon & release all current felons imprisoned for using it. 

  • Decriminalize all drugs. Treat addiction as a health issue not a criminal issue.

  • All police officers must attend college and get a degree in sociology, and additional training in conflict de-escalation. Failure to pass required courses will result in termination or refusal to hire.

  • Any officer fired for abuse of power, will be ineligible to be hired at any other police department, private security firm, or any branch of the military.

  • Any wrongful death or abuse will result in them being fired & prosecuted by an independent citizen council.

  • All settlements for abuse will come from the police pension fund past & present. This will be used to ensure the force will police their own. 

  • Civilian control of all police forces. 

  • All police officers required to wear body cameras. If the cameras are turned off or blocked for any reason, the officers are immediately fired and their pension lost. 

  • Officers can also be sued personally for violations/abuses they commit on the job. Costs in civil claims will be paid by them. Any violation will result in prosecution by an independent citizen council from the community. 

  • All prisoners are paid the minimum wage for any work.

  • Officers must live in the neighborhoods they patrol. 

  • Remove all militarized weapons from every police department.
    • All police officers will be forbidden from carrying any weapons unless they receive permission for dangerous circumstances. 
    • Trust has been violated & they have not demonstrated responsibility in using them. 
  • Test ALL rape kits that are in storage. Mandatory DNA tests to all prisoners convicted. 

  • Increase funds to The Innocence Project.

  • End school-to-prison pipeline. 

  • Move to restitution model for property crimes. 

  • Have fines and tickets be on a sliding income scale so it is not a regressive tax on poor people.

  • Any D.A.’s office withholding evidence or participating in cover ups/violations will have its department tried by an independent citizen council from the community.
  • Wardens, correctional officers or any other management that covers up or participates in abuses will be fired, held civilly liable & prosecuted for abuse of authority & human rights violations.

  • No prisoner should have to fear violence or rape. 

  • Rehabilitation should be prioritized over retribution. Education and job training should be essential components for incarcerated people so prisons stop being a place where criminals only learn how to be better criminals.