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January 3, 2012

2012.01.03: Reminder: January 10, 2012 – STOP Stop & Frisk meeting

Filed under: Civil Rights,Criminal Justice,Drug Wars,Police Abuse,Racism — nyclaw01 @ 4:22 pm

From:  Codling, Antonia
Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 4:22 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Reminder:  January 10, 2011 – STOP Stop & Frisk meeting


The LAS inter-divisional work group in support of STOP Stop and Frisk is here!

We will hold the first LAS organizing meeting to STOP Stop and Frisk on:

Tuesday, January 10th at 6:00 p.m.

at the Harlem Community Law Offices

230 East 106th Street between 2nd and 3rd Aves, NYC

Nearest Train Station is #6 to 103rd Street

There is powerful energy building throughout the city — people from all neighborhoods and boroughs are taking a stand to STOP Stop and Frisk!  Let’s join together and figure out where we can strategically fit into the struggle.  We plan to take stock of current and upcoming campaigns, movements, and litigation throughout the city, and then brainstorm how LAS can support the community struggle and take a stand against Stop and Frisk using our particular lens, access, skills, and ideas.  Come be a part of a sustained organizing effort within The Legal Aid Society to put an end to these racist, illegal practices of the NYPD and fight the racially targeted pipeline from communities of color into a system of mass incarceration.

Please RSVP, or let us know if you cannot attend but would like to be informed of future meetings.

See you on the 10th!

Thanks so much in advance for your cooperation and participation!

Jess Gusberg, JRP Brooklyn, 1199


Lisa Edwards, Civil Harlem, ALAA


Antonia Codling, CDD Bronx, ALAA



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