Tompkins Antiracist Coalition Releases Demands to Defund IPD

TC SURJ has been working as part of a local multiracial coalition to draft demands to drastically shrink the budget of the Ithaca Police Department and invest in true safety and community needs. After several weeks of strategizing, the antiracist coalition has completed a demand letter (text is below) and is launching a popular education and agitation campaign around the demands. The first step is for as many Ithaca-area residents as possible to sign the letter: 


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Please add your name today! If you are part of an organization that wants to be a part of the coalition and help strategize moving forward, or have questions/comments, reach out at