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Turning Anger Into Action: Creating Change within Police Departments

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Registration is required. You will receive a link to the virtual meeting with your registration confirmation email. You must be opted in to receive SSM emails to receive the confirmation. Proceeds will go towards a racial equity project in Montgomery County, MD.

Anger. Fear. Pain. Grief. How can we channel our emotional responses to the recent events surrounding the murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and so many others into productive action to achieve lasting and meaningful social change? Each Wednesday in July join community members, change-makers, and experts in a series of virtual town halls to address topics like How can I make a change in my community? What actions can I take now? What are my rights as a protestor? How do I educate children about activism? How can artists be activists?

Each will end with an interactive Q&A with panelists.

Creating Change within Police Departments
Do you know what the Police Advisory Commission is? Come learn about how the commission and other programs are creating opportunities for citizen-led change within our local police department.

Click here for the full list of sessions.

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