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A Conversation on Race, Policing, Voting, & Social Justice: Where Do We Go from Here?

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Panelists: Derrick Jackson, Director of Community Engagement, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office; Erica Hillard, Assistant United States Attorney, Northern District of Texas; Dr. Kevin Karpiak, Associate Professor of Criminology, Eastern Michigan University; Dr. David Klein, Professor of Political Science, Eastern Michigan University
  • Date and time: Thursday, October 22, 6:30-8:00 pm
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  • Synopsis: Calls for social justice and policing reform across the country have expanded discussions about how concerned citizens can meaningfully engage in the process of improving policing. Panel experts will discuss highly debated proposals regarding police oversight, de-escalation tactics, prosecutorial discretion, social advocacy, voting, and policy reforms, and they will present their recommendations for pursuing change.



October 22
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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