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Coalition members are primarily organizations and some individual organizers who are working on a campaign or providing services for those impacted by any aspect of the criminal justice system, and aligns with the coalition mission and principles. Others who align with our principles but don’t fall into one of these categories are welcome to work with the coalition in various capacities, but can’t be listed as official members.

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Opponents: School zone speed cameras target ‘Buffalo’s most impoverished residents’

Opponents: School zone speed cameras target ‘Buffalo’s most impoverished residents’

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BY: Deidre Williams
PUBLISHED: Feb 09, 2021

Buffalo needs to end the speed-camera enforcement of its School Zone Safety Program, according to a coalition that’s pushing the city to curtail the use of ticketing and fines, an Erie County official, a local academic on urban affairs and a resident who conducted an independent review of the program.

“The program is failing the citizens of Buffalo. The Common Council has a duty to act,” said Peter Rizzo, a certified fraud examiner, government auditor and urban planner who works for the federal government.

Read the article in The Buffalo News –>