Baltimore Sun: Baltimore launches ‘bad batch’ text-alert system for overdoses

The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore launches ‘bad batch’ text-alert system for overdoses by Luke Broadwater and Alison Knezevich Published August 18, 2017 With the help of student computer programmers, Baltimore health officials have launched a text-messaging service to warn residents when deadly batches of drugs are in their neighborhood. Facing a dramatic rise in overdose deaths…

White People, Show Us: A Message from PolicyLink

PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works. We thought that their essay, White People, Show Us, published on August 16, 2017 at the PolicyLink Blog by Angela Glover Blackwell, CEO, and Michael McAfee, President, was well worth sharing and repeating. Over the past several days we have watched in disgust…