Criminal Justice and Racial Inequality
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
1899 L Street NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
In 2014, the deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice, among others, reignited America's dialogue on race and sparked a national response. That response included community organized street protests, highway blockages, social media activism, and multi-city marches with participants shouting #DontShoot, #BlackLivesMatter, and #ICantBreathe as unified expressions of public discontent.
The question is: What do we do now? How can we transition beyond the moments of Ferguson and New York into a robust movement at the local and federal level? One first step could be reforming our criminal justice system – but what does that entail? Join New America, in collaboration with Howard University, for the launch of, “From Moment to Movement” a conversation and essay series on race and policy in America.
Terri Marie Adams, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Criminology, Gender Studies, and Sociology of Disasters, Howard University
Coordinator, Administration of Justice Program, Howard University
Executive Director, ColorofChange
Fellow, New America
Senior Campaign Manager, Advancement Project