Category Archives for "Political Analysis"

Jun 08

How do we move from protest to policy in #DefundingThePolice?

The rise in the prison population and police budgets are the policy outcomes of the Southern Strategy that was initiated by the Republicans in the late 1960’s through the War on Drugs. It was accelerated by the Democrats by the 1994 crime bill. A general observation that can be made by studying a variety of […]

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May 08

Maryland Democrats: You did this.

Public safety is a regular topic of conversation in Maryland, given the 5 consecutive years of 300+ murders in Baltimore City. There is broad based lip service to the notion that a wholistic approaches to dealing with violence in Baltimore is necessary. Given the emergence of empirical data and historical analysis of the policy implications […]

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Mar 20

Update from LBS concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Peace family, Like many organizations in Baltimore, we are closely monitoring updates and developments concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The health and well being of our communities is paramount. Effective immediately, all of our core team members are working remotely and will not be present at our office. We are also postponing and/or canceling all of our […]

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