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Thursday, March 16, 2017

(DVC) Racial Justice Series: Community Policing & Engagement

Date(s): March 16, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM  EST - 8:30 PM  EST

Hogan Lovells US LLP; 555 13th Street, NW; Washington, DC 20004

Online registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available.

*If you have questions about this program or experience any difficulties in registering, please call 202-639-8880.*

Presented by: Diversity Committee, Solo and Small Practice Forum
Co-Sponsored by: Washington Council of Lawyers, BADC Civil Rights Committee & National Association of Women Lawyers

Sakira Cook​, Counsel, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Laurie Johnson, Co-chair, President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing & Criminology; Professor, George Mason University Law School
Commander Jacob Kishter, Director, Metropolitan Police Academy
Alicia Yass, Legal Counsel, District of Columbia Office of Police Complaints

Nkechi Taifa, Advocacy Director for Criminal Justice, Open Society Foundations

Join us in partnership with the Washington Council of Lawyers for an open discussion about the role and impact of local policing, police training, and ways to get involved locally. The speakers will discuss the current condition of community policing, inherit bias and de-escalation training, and the status of D.C. Policing in comparison to national trends. Attendees should expect to learn ways to get involved in the process as a takeaway. 

Advance Registration:

Members: $10
Non-members: $20
Student Members: $10

After 3/13/2017:
Members: $15
Non-members: $25
Student Members: $15

Refunds can only be processed for cancellations received more than two business days prior to the event.

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