Beenish Ahmed

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Detroit schools are reassessing the role of school police

Oct 20, 2020
After a summer of protests, the city has created a task force to reconsider the function and funding for its school police force.
A group of students in Detroit consider how they would want their city’s schools to rethink their budget at an event hosted by a youth group called Detroit Heals Detroit.
Beenish Ahmed

Inside the black market for food carts in New York City

Feb 20, 2018
How much does it cost to run a food stand in New York City? Some vendors pay $25,000 for permits that should only cost $200.
A group of vendors gathered at city hall in New York City in 2017 to urge city council to pass a measure to increase the number of food vendor permits. 
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