NLG member Ashlee Albies will be speaking at this event about on the ground legal strategies for police accountability:
Join Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane, Mothers for Police Accountability, Seattle and NAACP Portland Branch at the first NW Community Coalition for Police Accountability convening, at Portland State University Smith Center.
Friday evening August 12
Vigil 6:00 – 7:00
Welcome Celebration 7:30 – 9:30 spoken Word Open Mic
Saturday August 13
8:00 – Breakfast at PSU Smith Center
8:30 – 9:30 Opening & Keynote Panel
9:30 – 10:45 Workshop Session 1
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:30 Workshop Session 2
12:30 – 1:30 Box Lunch
1:45 – 3:00 Closing Plenary: State of the Region and What’s Next?
Workshop & Panel Topics Include:
- Showing Up for Racial Justice with SURJ Chapters/Affiliates from Portland, Spokane, Seattle
- Community-Conscious Policing
- Legal Strategies On The Ground: Portland status in court & police oversight by vote of people (Tim Connor) & Seattle Monitor
- Black Lives Matter
Share, learn, support!
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Rooms at PSU are available with twin beds at $70/night via this registration page. You are welcome to share and have your roommate(s) reimburse you for part of the cost.
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Other housing options: You can find and reserve rooms at Hostels in NE and SE Portland, where the average cost is $35/night and some private rooms are available.