Justice in Action: Police Reform and Racial Justice
Thursday May 20th, 2021
On Thursday, May 20th at 7:30 pm, The Brotherhood Sister Sol’s Executive Director, Khary Lazarre-White, will be joining JCC’s Social Justice Activist Ruth Messinger, and Dennis Walcott, President, and CEO of Queens Public Library, as a special guest for a virtual conversation on public safety, racial justice, and efforts to reform/transform policing.
Amid national outrage over the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor last spring, “defund the police” became a rallying cry at protests across the country. What does this mean in practice? What are the alternatives? And where do we go from here?
Join JCC Social Justice Activist in Residence Ruth Messinger, and Dennis Walcott, president, and CEO of Queens Public Library, for a virtual conversation on public safety, racial justice, and efforts to reform and transform policing. Featuring our Executive Director Khary Lazarre-White, and Arva Rice, President, and CEO of the New York Urban League.