Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Community Forum for Justice Focusing on Criminalization Tonight

Posted By on Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 4:45 PM

The UA Black Student Union, Tucson Solidarity Organizing Network, the Black Chamber of Commerce and the We Care Coalition are hosting a Community Forum for Justice tonight, Tuesday, July 30, that will bring interested community together to "address how we can combat the criminalization of people of color and build solidarity across our communities."

It takes place at the Dunbar Cultural Center, 325 W. 2nd St., 6 p.m. Spanish interpretation will be provided, as well as childcare.

From organizers:

Our Agenda:

How to take action in support of justice for Trayvon Martin
Arizona's issues with maintaining a school to prison pipeline
Stand Your Ground Law in Arizona
What the New Voting Rights Act Means for POC and Immigration Reform
Coalition Building Among People of Color

This event is intended to be action oriented, informative and as interactive as possible. Please be prepared to share your experience, perspective, and offer feedback about how we continue to work to make our communities safe for everyone.

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