Edmonton youth advocacy group calls on city, police to improve local law enforcement – CBC

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201724 Views

‘There is no person from a non-white minority or a minority group here’

Apr 20, 2017

Mohamed Rahall braced his hands against a table at Edmonton’s city hall and then leaned forward, looking at the faces around him. Then he laughed.

“I see here everyone is white,” the 21-year-old said to the assembled members of the city’s police commission.

“There is no person from a non-white minority or a minority group here,” he continued, without a smile. “And it’s important because they are the ones who understand and can actualize what minority groups are going through.”

Rahall is a member of the Youth Action Project (YAP), which formed in Edmonton three years ago. The group advocates for human rights in the community.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/edmonton-police-commission-youth-action-project-1.4078842

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