Symposium on racial profiling and "stop-and-frisk" policing


New Paltz: Symposium on racial profiling and "stop-and-frisk" policing

Date : 5 December 2012       From : 4:30pm    iCal Google Calendar
Category : Crime / Punishment Location : 12561


Event Description : 
Andrew Kossover, the head of the Ulster County Public Defender's Office, will speak about the local implications of stop-and-frisk.

Speakers to include:
  • Gabriel Sayegh, the State Director of Drug Policy Alliance
  • Chino Hardin, a community organizer from the Institute for Juvenile Justice Reform and Alternatives, in Brooklyn
  • Alfredo Carrasquillo, an organizer from VOCAL-NY, a statewide grassroots organization which "...builds power among low-income people affected by HIV/AIDS, the drug war and mass incarceration to create healthy and just communities."

    A reception will follow in CSB 54.

    Cost: Free.

    Location:
    Auditorium
    Coykendall Science Building (CSB)
    SUNY New Paltz
    New Paltz, NY 12561
    (Free parking in campus visitor lots)
    Map and directions:
    http://www.newpaltz.edu/map/loc_coykendall.html

    Contact: via 845 257-3756.

    Sponsored by: the SUNY New Paltz Sociology Department, with help from the Black Studies department, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Department, the Student Association, the Black Student Union, the SUNY New Paltz Amnesty International chapter, and Students for a Sensible Drug Policy.
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