April 12 - May 4, 2016
23 Days of Action for Ramarley Graham
#23Days4Ramarley are events and actions to honor Ramarley Graham by calling for Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner Bratton to #FireNYPD who killed Ramarley Graham, abused his family and engaged in related misconduct. #23Days4Ramarley starts on what should have been Ramarley's 23rd birthday/April 12, 2016 and continue for 23 days through May 4, 2016.
Location: Varies week-to-week, some event details below
For details, visit www.riseup4ramarley.org.
May 3, 2016, 1:30-2:45pm
The Ties That Bound Us Black Fugitivity VS. Freedom: Ramarley Graham Online Exhibition — #RiseUp4Ramarley
Million Hoodies is curating an online exhibit as part of the #RiseUp4Ramarley campaign to hold NYPD officers responsible for Ramarley Graham's death and for engaging in misconduct surrounding his case accountable. Send Million Hoodies a 30-second video explaining how Ramarley's story has touched your life. We are also accepting art submissions (all genres) to be a part of Million Hoodies Ramarley Graham Online Exhibition. This exhibition will focus on telling Ramarley's story through the lens of his family, friends and each and every one of you. All art submissions must include a short video of why artist created work. Please send all submissions by 4/27 to new.york [at] millionhoodies.net
For more info, contact: new.york [at] Millionhoodies.net
Click here to download flyer.
May 4, 2016, 9am-5pm
Call Blast for Ramarley Graham - #RiseUp4Ramarley
On Wednesday, May 4, join Ramarley's family and supporters to demand Mayor de Blasio investigate and fire ALL NYPD officers responsible for killing Ramarley Graham, threatening his family and engaging in misconduct surrounding Ramarley's killing. Make your voice heard: call 212-788-3000 and tell the Mayor to fire all NYPD officers involved in the NYPD killing of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham, including officers who unlawfully entered Ramarley's home, killed him, threatened and assaulted his family, denied his mother access to an attorney, released false statements about the incident and engaged in other misconduct!
Location: any working telephone!
Click here to learn more about the #RiseUp4Ramarley campaign.
May 6, 2016, 1:30-2:45pm
Power of One Racial Justice Awards — CPR MEMBER EVENT
Please join the Center on Race, Crime and Justice and the John Jay College Africana Studies Department on Friday, May 6th as we celebrate two of our fellow travelers: Dr. Jeffrey Fagan and Andrea Ritchie, Esq, for the work that they have done in this effort. The awards recognize individuals who have dared to take on issues related to race and the criminal justice system and made a difference in how justice is administered; and/or called public attention to long standing race, crime and justice concerns that had gone under-addressed or unaddressed.
May 14, 2016, 2pm-7pm
SOS 10 Year Turn Up — CPR MEMBER EVENT
Celebrate 10 Years of the Audre Lorde Project's Safe Outside the System Collective. The Safe OUTside the System (SOS) Collective is an anti-violence program led by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans, and Gender Non Conforming people of color. SOS is devoted to challenging hate and police violence by using community based strategies rather than relying on the police or state systems.
May 26, 2016, 4:30-8pm
Community Conversation: Artful Resistance Against Police Control — CPR MEMBER EVENT
For their May Community Conversation, The Brotherhood Sister Sol's Liberation Program will explore art as resiliance and resistance against discriminatory and abusive policing. Come through for this free event.
Location: Frank White Garden, 512 w 143rd St., between Broadway Ave & Hamilton Pl
More info, visit http://brotherhood-sistersol.org.
June 24, 2016, 3pm-6pm
Trans Day of Action— CPR MEMBER EVENT
Celebrate the 12th Annual Trans Day of Action (TDOA) at Washington Square Park. TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project, created by and for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color, will be gathering Trans and Gender Non-Conforming organizations and allies to march and rally. TDOA is an annual rally to lift up the leadership and resilience of Trans and Gender Non Conforming New Yorkers and continue the fight for social, economic, racial and gender justice.