In Oakland, a city that’s seen school closures and a rapid rise in homelessness in recent years, the police budget takes up around 44% of the general fund. Among those calling to defund the police there are artists in Oakland who have plenty of ideas about what a police-free Oakland would look like if that money were reinvested into the community.
Guest: Nastia Voynovskaya, reporter and editor for KQED Arts and Culture
See photos of art around Downtown Oakland here.
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