Community Safety Posts
March 24, 2023
Let us pursue an expanded vision for public safety
My name is Jenny Schaffer, and I was just elected to District Council in the 19th Police District alongside...
March 03, 2023
We made history with District Council elections
With Chicago’s municipal elections on February 28, our communities have taken an enormous step forward in the decades-long work...
January 15, 2023
Tell City Council: We Need Treatment Not Trauma
September 22, 2022
Chicago needs Treatment Not Trauma!
Imagine if a man walked into City Hall, demanding an audience with Mayor Lightfoot, said he was bringing a...
August 31, 2022
Major milestones in JCUA’s Police Accountability work
Yesterday morning, I traveled to City Hall to speak alongside powerful movement leaders from across Chicago — folks who’ve...
August 25, 2022
Introducing asia smith, Community Safety Organizer
Hello to all JCUA community members! My name is asia smith (I prefer my name written lowercase), and I...
July 21, 2021
We Won! Celebrating an amazing organizing victory with the passage of ECPS
For five years, the JCUA community has worked to transform public safety through powerful civilian oversight over the Chicago...