GAPA Releases Community Conversation Report

GAPA Releases Community Conversation Report

On March 22, 2017, the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability released its Community Conversation Report after listening to the concerns of more than 1,650 Chicago residents about police misconduct and community relations. GAPA is a broad-based coalition of community organizations committed to making neighborhoods safer, improving police practices and accountability and transforming the relationship between the Chicago Police Department and the city’s various communities. The organizations in GAPA touch more than 30 wards—including neighborhoods directly

GAPA Releases Statement Following DOJ Report

GAPA Releases Statement Following DOJ Report

The Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability (GAPA), is abroad-based coalition of  community organizations with deep roots in 30 wards across the city. GAPA is committed to engaging with individuals from these communities, particularly those most impacted by police abuse, misconduct and harassment, and to amplify their voices around these issues. In November, we began a city-wide community engagement process, holding Community Conversations with residents throughout Chicago, to develop community driven recommendations for police accountability and