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Rihanna, Jack Dorsey team up to fund 'defund the police' groups
Officer-related suicides at an all-time high amid COVID, defund the police: Mass. police chief
Salisbury, Massachusetts Chief of Police Tom Fowler says New England police departments are struggling to hire new recruits.
Pop superstar Rihanna and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey are teaming up through their foundations to fund groups that support defunding the police.
Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation announced its partnership with Dorsey’s Start Small LLC to give "climate justice" grants to a dozen and a half groups.
"We are proud to commit $15 million to 18 organizations working intersectionality on climate justice across the U.S. and Caribbean in collaboration with [Jack’s] [Start Small]," the foundation tweeted Tuesday morning, sharing a list of partnered organizations.
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Several of the new partner organizations, however, are advocates of defunding the police.