We Keep Us Safe! Alternatives to Policing
The Defund movement has become a lightning rod for administrations and institutions nationwide. However, proven models of community safety continue to be replicated and further underscore the value of community centered approaches that do not rely on punitive frames. Join us as we discuss sources of violence, conflict, and “crime” and explore institutional and individual practices of community safety.
Moderator: Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele, Organizer, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, and
Adjunct Lecturer, CUNY School of Professional Studies
Speakers: Quentin Walcott, Executive Director, Connect NYC; and Juan Ramos, Executive Director, Southside United HDFC – Los Surs.Buy tickets/get more info now