Jun 03 2021


6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Greater Miami Chapter: Police Practices and Racial Justice

Event by ACLU of Florida
Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 6 PM EDT – 7:30 PM EDT
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
Join the Greater Miami Chapter of the ACLU of Florida on Thursday, June 3, for a panel discussion on policing and racial justice.
The panel will discuss policing in Miami-Dade County; available methods of civilian oversight of police and current roadblocks to meaningful oversight; the anticipated pitfalls and consequences from HB1, the anti-protest law; and other concerns about civil liberties and racial justice both locally and statewide.
-Rossana Arteaga-Gomez, Co-Chair, Greater Miami Chapter legal panel and police practices committee, AXS Law Group
-Jason W. B. Pizzo, Florida State Senator – Chair, Committee on Criminal Justice
-C. Isaiah Smalls II, Race and Culture Reporter, Miami Herald
-Melba Pearson, Policy Director, FIU Center for the Administration of Justice
-Carrie Boyd, Florida Public Policy Counsel, Southern Poverty Law Center
Moderated by: Nestor Ortiz, Statewide Initiatives Associate, ACLU of Florida