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NYC to Ferguson to Oakland, Imani Henry Talks on Nationwide Fight Against Police Terror
Date Saturday January 31
Time 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Alan Blueford Center for Justice 2434 Telegraph Ave Oakland near 19th St BART
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/AuthorWorkers World
Emailbayarea [at] workers.org
Phone510-600-5800
Address1305 Franklin St. #411, Oakland, CA 94612
From NYC to Ferguson to Oakland IMANI HENRY SPEAKS ON NATIONWIDE STRUGGLE AGAINST POLICE TERROR ALSO HEAR GLORIA VERDIEU of the SAN DIEGO COMMITTEE AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY Saturday, 1/31 @ 6:30pm at the Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice, 2434 Telegraph Ave, Oakland Imani Keith Henry is a longtime activist in the anti-police brutality, anti-war and LGBTQ movements in the US. He is an organizer with The Peoples Power Assembly, which helped to coordinate emergency day of/day after actions in NYC and nationally in response to the Ferguson grand jury decision. Imani has travelled to Ferguson, MO twice and most recently took part in a 36-person civil disobedience action on December 4th in response to the Garner grand jury decision. He is also the founder of The Equality for Flatbush Project (E4F), which does grassroots anti-police repression, affordable housing and anti-gentrification organizing in the East Flatbush and Flatbush communities of Brooklyn, NY. * Additionally Gloria Verdieu of the San Diego Committee Against Police Brutality will report on what's going on in San Diego. Community Activisit, Gloria Verdieu is an organizer with the Committee Against Police Brutality- San Diego and San Diego Coalition to Free Mumia Abu Jamal and All Political Prisoners. Refreshments will be provided, wheelchair accessible, a few blocks from 19th St BART Presented by Workers World Party, Workers.org More on Imani Henry: His writing has appeared in several publications including the Lambda award winning Does Your Mama Know (Red Bone Press), Voices Rising: Celebrating 20 years of Black LGBT Writing (Other Countries) and Marxism, Reparations and the Black Freedom Struggle, (World View Forum Publishing) and the newly released, Against Equality: Prisons Will Not Protect You, (Against Equality Publishing). Under the brand, OD For the People, Imani is an Organizational Development Consultant and Diversity Trainer who provides change management services specifically for nonprofits and universities. Imani has a Masters in Social Work from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work and a Masters in Public Administration from The Wagner School of Public Service. Follow Imani on Twitter @imanihenry
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Added to the calendar on Sunday Jan 25th, 2015 4:03 PM
§Imani Henry
by Workers World Sunday Jan 25th, 2015 4:03 PM
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