Cops & Community: Innovations Around Policing Town Hall | #BHeard

October 6, 2016

The killings of unarmed black civilians by the police have sparked a nationwide conversation around race and police violence. What innovations are underway that can help us think differently about the role of law enforcement in our society? BRIC TV Senior Correspondent Brian Vines moderates a panel of luminaries about ideas around innovations around policing practices in our communities.


Jumaane D. Williams, Council Member District 45
Twitter: @JumaaneWilliams/ @NYCCouncil
Instagram: @williamsjumaane
Facebook: @jumaane.williamscouncil/ @NYCCouncil

David Kennedy, Director at the National Network for Safe Communities, at John Jay College
Twitter: @DavidKennedyNYC/ @JohnJayCollege
Instagram: @johnjaycollege
Facebook: @davidmkennedy123

Samuel Sinyangwe, Data Scientist at Campaign Zero
Twitter: @samswey/ @join_campaign_0
Instagram: samuelsinyangwe
Facebook: @samuel.sinyangwe.9

Carmen Dixon, Police Reform Organizer at NAACP Legal Defense Fund, member of Communities United for Police Reform
Twitter: @CarmenMDixon/ @NAACP_LDF

Mariame Kaba, Open Society Foundations Soros Justice Fellow
Twitter: @OpenSociety
Instagram: @opensocietyfoundations
Facebook: @OpenSocietyFoundations

Graham Weatherspoon, Retired NYPD Detective
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