Mass Action Summit Against Police Brutality

When:
April 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – April 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
2017-04-21T17:00:00-04:00
2017-04-22T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
Boston, MA

Boston
MA
Contact:
Mass Action Against Police Brutality
6178580104

Original Facebook event here

Mass Action Summit Against Police Brutality

April 21-22, 2017

Boston, MA

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA

Shelburne Community Center, Roxbury, MA

featuring

Mike Brown, Sr (father of Mike Brown Jr killed by Ferguson police on August 9, 2014)

Toni Taylor (Mother of Cary Ball, Jr, killed by St. Louis police on April 24, 2013)

Hope Coleman (mother of Terrence Coleman, killed by Boston police on October 30, 2016)

Rahima Rahim (mother of Usaamah Rahim, killed by Joint Terrorist Task Force in Roslindale, MA on June 2, 2015)

Others to be announced

Join a weekend summit of panels and workshops [evaluating] the past two years of struggle against the epidemic of police brutality. Hear from families of victims of police brutality and organizers from Boston to Ferguson, and beyond. Discuss next steps in deepening the fight. Learn how you can get involved in the movement.

Limited Space Available, REGISTER at MAAPB.ORG

For more information call: 617-858-0104

Donations & Volunteers Welcome

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=QR2EBEH7WVDKA

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DAY ONE
Friday April 21, 2017
@ Harvard Graduate School of Education,
Askwith Hall,
13 Appian Way,
Cambridge, MA 02138

6-8pm OPENING SESSION

The Collective Trauma of Police Brutality: Seeking Justice and Recovery
https://www.facebook.com/events/390375914676985/

What immediate measures can be taken to bring an end to this serious social problem, considering the new presidential administration?

Featuring:
Mike Brown Sr
Hope Coleman
Mary Holmes
Rahima Rahim
Brian Taylor
Toni Taylor

Moderated by Mass Action Against Police Brutality

Panel will discuss state of police brutality fight, the killings, the police commissioners/culture, police presence, the DA’s, the DOJ, the Presidential Administration, update on national and local cases, national and local demands, the fight to reopen the cases, indictments & conviction.

DAY TWO
Saturday, April 22, 2017
@ Shelburne Community Center
2730 Washington St, Roxbury, MA 02119

9-9:30am Registration

9:30-11am Workshop 1

Coalition for Conviction: Strategy and Tactics in the Fight for Justice
https://www.facebook.com/events/246148102518718/

Workshop will discuss the campaign for conviction of officer Ray Tensing in the murder trial of Sam Dubose. BLM Cincy, the main organizer of the protest movement against police brutality will also explain why it is not part of the BLM Network.

11-11:15am Break

11:15am-12:45pm Workshop 2

The Murder of Darren Seals, the Truth About Ferguson
https://www.facebook.com/events/1653131671368845/

Darren Seals, one of the central organizers of the protests in
Ferguson in the wake of the police shooting of Mike Brown, Jr was found shot to death in his car early Tuesday morning September 6. His car was set on fire. Multiple bullet casings were left on the scene as mourners arrived at the scene of the crime as news spread, revealing a lackluster investigation of the incident by the police.

Seals was one of the most beloved figures of the Ferguson protests, he bemoaned what he called the hijacking of the movement. Before he was killed, he was increasingly vocal and public about his greivances against those he viewed betrayed the movement making him a hated figure among certain factions. Seals was also targeted and harassed by the police who viewed this young leader as a threat.

Workshop will discuss the legacy of Darren Seals and the hijacking of the Ferguson Rebellion.

12:45-1:45pm Lunch

1:45-4:30pm CLOSING SESSION

The Case for Cover-Up
https://www.facebook.com/events/335662160165302/

Featuring:
Mike Brown Sr
Hope Coleman
Mary Holmes
Shahidah Muhammad
Brian Taylor
Toni Taylor

Moderated by Mass Action Against Police Brutality

Panel will discuss state of police brutality fight, the killings, the police commissioners/culture, police presence, the DA’s, the DOJ, the Presidential Administration, update on national and local cases, national and local demands, the fight to reopen the cases, indictments & conviction.