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June 18, 2012

2012.06.18: Family Members and Activists Speak Out: The Fight Against Police Violence – This Saturday!!!

Filed under: Civil Rights,Criminal Justice,Drug Wars,Police Abuse,Racism — nyclaw01 @ 3:54 pm

From:  Kurti, Rebecca
Sent: Monday, June 18, 2012 3:54 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Family Members and Activists Speak Out: The Fight Against Police Violence – This Saturday!!!

Family Members and Activists Speak Out: The Fight Against Police Violence

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

6 PM

The Riverside Church

Assembly Hall

490 Riverside Drive, New York

Speakers:

KENNETH CHAMBERLAIN, JR.

Son of Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr., 68-year old man killed by White Plains police after he accidentally set off his medical alert pendant, when police broke down his door, hurled a racial epithet, tasered him and shot him twice in the chest.

DANETTE CHAVIS

Mother of Gregory Chavis, left to bleed to death by police after suffering a gun shot wound on October 9, 2004.

LAVERNE DOBBINSON

Mother of Tamon Robinson, who was tragically run down by an NYPD police cruiser and died six days later on April 18, 2012.

JENNIFER GONZALEZ

Partner of Kenny Lazo, beaten to death by police on April 12, 2008.

BRIAN JONES

Educator; actor; member, International Socialist Organization. Contributing author to the book, Education and Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation

CONSTANCE MALCOLM

Mother of 18-year old Ramarley Graham, killed by police on Feb 2, 2012, in his Bronx home in front of his grandmother and 6-year old brother.

Endorsers (list in formation): American Friends Service Committee (NY office), Campaign to End the New Jim Crow, Correctional Association of NY, DecoloNYC, Families Against Stop & Frisk, Free Mumia Coalition NYC, International Socialist Organization, Haymarket Books, Labor for Palestine, Mission & Social Justice of The Riverside Church, Mothers Resisting Racist Policing, NYC Labor Against War, Stop Stop and Frisk, The New Press, Urban Rebuilding Initiative, VOCAL-NY.

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