The Ravens have as soon as once more stepped as much as assist Baltimore City residents and take one other step ahead on social justice.

This week, Baltimore City Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) introduced a partnership with Lights On! – a community-driven program with the mission to strengthen police/neighborhood relationship and assist maintain the streets safer.

The Ravens made a $20,000 donation to assist get this system off the bottom and have now dedicated greater than $10 million to social justice packages in recent times.

Through this system, when a BPD officer is participating in a routine visitors cease involving a mechanical violation (equivalent to a burned out mild bulb or damaged flip sign), as an alternative of issuing a ticket for the violation, the officer can present a voucher totally free restore at a taking part native auto restore store.

“Rebuilding belief between legislation enforcement and our neighborhoods is one among our key priorities – and partnerships like this one with Lights On! and the Baltimore Ravens assist us do precisely that,” Mayor Scott stated. “We need to be certain that everybody has entry to wanted sources to get needed repairs and maintain our roadway and residents protected. This program provides another instrument for our division to serve residents in one of the best ways doable, and I’m trying ahead to seeing the constructive leads to what I hope is only a first partnership with one among our districts.” 

Lights On! will launch within the Eastern District and develop to the whole City of Baltimore within the coming months. The program has partnered with 163 legislation enforcement companies throughout 21 states and has had greater than 10,000 vouchers redeemed thus far.

Ravens President Sashi Brown referred to as it a “super program that is been confirmed nationwide.”

“We consider closely in supporting the parents on the entrance line with our Baltimore Police Department, but in addition our communities,” Brown stated. “There are methods and packages on the market to do each on the similar time and that is an instance of that.

“I’m so grateful for the assist of the best NFL staff there may be, the Baltimore Ravens, and their beneficiant donation to carry Lights On! to Baltimore,” Mayor Scott stated. “We have a lot extra work to do, however I’m grateful for all the nice companions that we have now within the metropolis which might be stepping as much as assist Baltimore be safer, together with our Ravens.”