Policing the Police: How Can Communities Transform Law Enforcement?
Salons at Stowe
October 27, 2016
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
As the Black Lives Matter movement raises awareness about police misconduct, a national conversation is emerging about police reform.
What does police reform look like? And how can communities play a role?
Join the conversation with featured guest David McGuire, Legislative and Policy Director & Interim Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut and Bishop John Selders, Amistad United Church of Christ and Trinity College.
5:30 - 6 PM Refreshments
6 - 7:30 PM Discussion
Reservations or 860-522-9258, x317.
The myth of police reform,
Ta-Nehisi Coates, April 15, 2015, The Atlantic
15 things your city can do right now to end police brutality,
Zak Cheney Rice, July 1, 2015, Mic
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