On Thursday, January 22nd at Humanist Hall in Oakland, the Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club will host a wide ranging discussion on the status of local police agencies, their records in our East Bay communities and the invigorated social movement that is demanding these agencies respect the communities they were hired to serve.
The panel will include Cat Brooks of ONYX and the Blackout Collective, Attorney Jim Chanin, who along with John Burris brought the suit resulting in the federal oversight of OPD, Jesse Douglas Allen-Taylor, local journalist, author and political commentator, and Rasheed Shabazz, photojournalist and online editor of the ONYX Express.
The event is free and open to the public. Potluck dinner begins at 6, panel around 7:15.
Contact Pamela Drake, Pamelaadrake@gmail.com or Wellstone club.org for more information.