In order to achieve real change, we must address police violence on multiple fronts: on the streets, with policy-makers, and in the courts. This workshop will address one important aspect of this struggle.
Join us for a panel discussion with lawyers and organizers from THE BRONX DEFENDERS and the JUSTICE COMMITTEE.
CONFRONTING POLICE VIOLENCE IN THE COURTS:
LEGAL STRATEGIES AND LEGAL CLINIC
May 19, 1-3pm @147 W24th Street, 3rd floor (1, C/E, or F/M to 23rd St.)
This workshop will include:
- Pros and cons of filing complaints with the CCRB and IAB
- Individual and class action civil suits
- Organizing for justice
- Lawyers will be present to answer legal questions
To RSVP email: JusticeCommittee@gmail.com. RSVP highly recommended but not required.
Please note: This workshop is open to Latin@s and other people of color who are concerned about police violence in their communities.
The Justice Committee is a Latino/a-led grassroots organization dedicated to building a
movement against police violence and systemic racism in NYC.