Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced the historic legislation.
Mayor Muriel Bowser Talks About Black Lives Matter Plaza And Police Reform Amid Outcry To Defund Police
Several activists, including those from Black Lives Matter DC, have called for the defunding of the police in favor of community-led safety measures.
The leader of the capital city is sending a strong message to Donald Trump and the rest of the country.
Bowser hailed the 2020 presidential candidate as a "problem-solver with a proven track record of getting things done."
Trap yoga and a financial wellness workshop were among the events scheduled for DC's Department of Corrections women's empowerment event.