Opinion: To achieve real safety, Memphis needs real change

“We cannot afford to criminalize another generation of Black youth”

By , Guest Columnist Updated: June 02, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: June 02, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Cardell Orrin
Guest Columnist

Cardell Orrin

Cardell Orrin is executive director of Stand for Children Tennessee, partner organization of the Justice and Safety Alliance.

“It’s time to confront crime and safety issues in Memphis by focusing on data, comprehending the root causes of crime, and moving beyond policies centered solely on policing and mass incarceration.”


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