He needed help, but systems and institutions failed him. #MiguelDelosSantos, a 27 year old Filipino-American suffered 5 or 6 gunshot wounds as his family cries out excessive use of police force during a series of #mentalhealth calls on April 23rd, 2021. His mother, Stephanie Delos Santos, immediately called up Atty. Claire Espina to pay attention to her son’s case and bring change to this recurring injustice at how the police handles mental health crisis.
Listen to a #mothersplea and a mother’s wish, full of anger and grief yet hopeful to see light amidst the tragic incident their family’s courageously dealing with.
Joining Stephanie in this So Informed segment is her son’ fiancé, Cielo Zavala Esquivel and legal counsel, Atty. Claire Espina.
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