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Andrew Wright MD
Hard to put into words the feeling here. So many doctors, nurses, health care workers out to demand justice. Lined up all the way from City Hall to Harborview
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
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“Statements are great but action is better ... to remain silent is to be complicit”
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
Replying to @EdwinLindo @drwooda
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
Replying to @andrewswright
Upwards of 7000 healthcare workers (and families!) here to represent and demand justice
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
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Sign the letter here:
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
Replying to @andrewswright
Key demands in the letter: 1.Immediately declare Racism and Police Violence as a public health emergency.
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
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2.Immediately end the violence against protestors. We stand in solidarity with them.
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
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3.Eliminate legislative provisions that shield law enforcement officers from investigation and accountability.
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
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4.Provide full public disclosure of all investigations of law enforcement officer brutality and excessive use of force as well as access to recordings of any incidents in question, which should be deemed public property.
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
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5.Reverse the militarization of law enforcement, by eliminating acquisition and use of military equipment and reducing the number of SWAT teams and the frequency of their deployment.
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
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studies that explore the effectiveness of interventions that may decrease reliance on law enforcement
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
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programs that meet human needs, promote healthy and strong communities, and reduce structural inequities (economic, racial, and social)
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
Replying to @andrewswright
8.Advance equity and justice by eliminating officer enforcement of regulations designed to oppress marginalized people
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Andrew Wright MD Jun 6
Replying to @andrewswright
9.Engage in a review of law enforcement agencies’ formal and informal policies and practices in order to eliminate disproportionate violence against specific populations.
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