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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Civil Rights: How Far Have We Come?

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Hennepin Technical College, Cafeteria, Park in lot 4, Door J2
9000 Brooklyn Boulevard
Brooklyn Park, MN , 55445



An update for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

It's been 50 years since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed!

Agenda

  • 6:00-6:30 p.m. pizza buffet and social
  • 6:30 p.m. program

Moderator

Jean Maierhofer, HTC Diversity and Affirmative Action Officer

Topics

  • Racial Disparities in Stops and Arrests
    • Joshua Newville, Civil Rights Attorney, Madia Law
      • Joshua Newville will speak on racial disparity trends for stops and arrests in Minnesota and Brooklyn Park, on citizens' civil rights when stopped by the police, on the impact disparities have on people of color, and on action citizens can take to stop police abuse, civil rights violations, and injustice.
  • Stories on Being Stopped by the Police
    • Michael Birchard, Chief Diversity and Affirmative Action Officer, North Hennepin Community College
  • How to Get Help with a Discrimination Problem
    • Linda Freemon, Chair, Brooklyn Park Human Rights Commission

Registration

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Hosted by

Think Again Brooklyns

Supported by

  • Think Again MN
  • Brooklyn Park Human Rights Commission
  • Hennepin Techincal College
  • North Hennepin Community College
  • Brooklyn Park Diversity Team

 

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