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Join a Speak-Out or Make Music to Express Yourself If a "Not Guilty" Verdict Comes Down
If a "not guilty" verdict comes down in the Mehserle/Oscar Grant murder trial, we know many young people will feel a sense of outrage, anger and injustice. We ask that you be BOTH committed to social justice by putting an end to police brutality AND a peaceful and thriving Oakland.
o Urban Peace Movement - http://urbanpeacemovement.org
o Ella Baker Center for Human Rights - www.ellabakercenter.org
o Youth Together - www.youthtogether.net
o Youth UpRising – www.youthuprising.org
On the day the verdict is released the following Parks and Recreation Centers and youth serving organizations will be open as places for you to cool off and express yourself in positive ways:
Go to www.oaklandnet.com for more information about preparations for the verdict and for updates on street closures, etc. on the day of the verdict.
Thank you to the Urban Peace Movement for formulating some of the above content.