‘Step it up’: Berkeley community opposes lack of public safety funds in budget proposal

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Community groups assembled at Berkeley City Hall to express their frustration at the city manager's proposed 2022 budget. The current proposal increases the police budget, whereas community groups have called for the police department to be defunded.

A coalition of community groups assembled on the steps of Berkeley City Hall on Wednesday to express disappointment toward the proposed city budget.
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