On October 2, a coalition of groups will invite parents, youth, adults and community leaders to be a part of a training and discussion, "Moving Beyond Ferguson: Know Your Rights Community Forum." There will be a panel of experts, followed by discussion on the topics of your rights when interacting with police, racial disparities within law enforcement and the justice system, preventing police brutality, and sharing solutions.
Co-Sponsors: ACLU of Maryland, Prince George's County Branch of the NAACP, 100 Black Men, Men Aiming Higher, J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association, Flowers High School, Prince George's Human Relations Commission, Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. Center for Education, Justice & Ethics, Inc. and Casa De Maryland.
WHAT: Training and panel discussion, "Moving Beyond Ferguson: Know Your Rights Community Forum."
WHO: David Rocah and Sonia Kumar, ACLU of Maryland Attorneys
Garland Nixon, retired police officer and ACLU-MD Board Member
John Chamble, Branch Chief, Federal Public Defender
Judge Alexander Williams Jr, (United States District Court) Retired
Donnell Turner, Deputy State's Attorney for the Prince George's County
Gustavo Andrade, Director of Community Organizing, CASA de Maryland
WHEN: Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 6-8 P.M.
WHERE: Charles Herbert Flowers High School,
10001 Ardwick Ardmore Road,
Springdale, MD 20774.
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