The Charles Village Civic Association (CVCA) stands with African Americans and all Baltimoreans who want a City that is just and safe for all people. CVCA condemns excessive use of force by police and discriminatory practices against African Americans. The CVCA opposes racial discrimination and other unfair discrimination, corruption, and unethical behavior. CVCA supports policing that follows the U.S. Constitution and upholds people's civil rights. CVCA supports police transparency and civilian oversight. CVCA strives to recruit a diverse membership and board of directors and strives to reflect the views of its membership in its work.