Tara Tabassi is the Nation­al Orga­niz­er with War Resisters League in New York City. Besides dis­man­tling the arms trade and police mil­i­ta­riza­tion one weapons expo at a time, Tara believes in the pow­er of com­mu­ni­ty gar­dens, heal­ing with plant med­i­cine and telling sto­ries through graph­ic illustration.
How SWAT Team Expos Are Militarizing Police Departments Across the Country
Instead of disaster preparedness and storm relief, resources are being funneled into violent police trainings and arms exchanges.