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    Criminal Justice

    UCLA Latino Policy & Politics (LPPI) in Filter: “‘Divest and Invest’: Latinx Advocates on Defunding the Police”

    On May 13, organizers held a virtual panel on police defunding and alternatives to incarceration as part of the “Advancing Criminal Justice Reform Through a 21st Century Latinx Lens” convening. Hosted by UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, the Drug Policy Alliance and the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, it brought together advocates, lawmakers and other experts to discuss the intersection between the criminal justice and immigration systems from a Latinx (the term chosen by the convening) perspective.