Alternatives to Calling the Police in Whatcom

Two great resources. First is the one-pager posted by Stand, Speak and Listen on Faceboink with the following text.

One step in moving towards abolition of the police is finding alternative resources to help in emergency situations. Instead of an armed police office being the first to respond, what if a mediator or trained counselor with access to resources came to aid? How might that change the outcome?Here is a list put together by local activists of alternatives to calling the police in Whatcom County. Ask yourself, “Who would help me most in this situation?” then take action as you see it best fit.

The second is the 4-part graphic from the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force.

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