Daniel J. Downer

Daniel J. Downer is the executive director of the Bros in Convo Initiative, which builds community, elevates black and brown voices, and promotes and protects the well-being of young men of color in central Florida. Through his work with various community initiatives and organizations, Daniel has led community conversations on -- and facilitated community education campaigns specifically addressing -- structural racism, health equity, and LGBTQ+ issues.

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policing COVID-19

Why Criminalizing COVID-19 Would Only Hurt Public Health

An effective response to COVID-19 must ensure that people who are the most marginalized are able to access the means to practice public health protocols.

By Daniel J. Downer