All posts by Sean Nestor

Policing the Police: Get to know your Civilian Police Review Board

A common policy goal for civil liberties advocates and Black Lives Matter organizers, a Civilian’s Police Review Board acts as an independent agency for reviewing allegations of police abuse.   Toledo City Council first established such a board in 1991— but like many volunteer city boards, its tenure over the years has been dotted with

Good Growth with Tree Toledo

Starting in 2015, Tree Toledo set out to get 282,213 trees planted – one for every Toledo resident – by 2020. Now in their third year, they have planted over 114,382 trees, 40% of their goal. Citizens can contact them to acquire a free seedling ready to plant. Aside from “digs” (seedlings dug and potted