Local efforts to stop street harassment have gained momentum in 2016. A partnership of three city agencies came together to create a $40,000 public art grant that will address the issue, and there is currently a proposal before the D.C. Council to create a task force. Kojo sits down with the local officials and advocates who are spearheading the city’s efforts to prevent street harassment.

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  • Jessica Raven Executive Director, Collective Action for Safe Spaces
  • Arthur Espinoza, Jr. Executive Director, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
  • Brianne Nadeau Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 1)

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