Beyond Ferguson - Conversation and Action
Date: 5:30pm - 7:00pm PDT September 11, 2014 Location: Templeton Campus Center, Council Chambers
Templeton Campus Center, Council Chambers
The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown, an unarmed black man, was shot to death by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. The disputed circumstances of the shooting, and resulting protests and civil unrest, have caused significant controversy in the United States.
Please join Lewis & Clark Professor Reiko Hillyer, S. Bobbin Singh, J.D., Executive Director Oregon Justice Resource Center, and community activists Giovanni Blair McKenzie and Lakeitha Elliott for “Beyond Ferguson - Conversation and Action.” Each panelist will share information; then, we will shift to community conversation about reactions and action steps we each can take. This event is free and open to the public.
Just added: Also participating in the Forum : #DontshootPDX A Community Action Plan, an advocacy group responsible for organizing communities for direct action. Hart Noecker, Michael Crenshaw, Jessie Sponberg, Teressa Raiford, Fahiym B. Acuay, and Katrina Calhoun.