The panel on Sept. 23 will feature Vida Johnson, associate professor of law at Georgetown University; Michael German, former FBI special agent and now a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty & National Security Program; and Sam Levin, Los Angeles correspondent for The Guardian.
The panel of activists and community-based scholars will discuss issues ranging from the Los Angeles Police Department, access to translators for indigenous people, the way race shapes the American justice system, the policing of indigenous people across the border and other topics.
"Where Is Hope: The Art of Murder," directed by Emmitt H. Thrower, a retired New York police officer, chronicles disabled victims killed by police as well as the activists/artists who are fighting to end police brutality against people with disabilities.
Daniel Gascón, a CSUSB alumnus who is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, will present “The Limits of Community Policing,” 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, on Zoom.
The program, the 13th in the series, will feature two guest faculty panelists: Howard Henderson from Texas Southern University, and Frank Wilson from Indiana State University.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling earlier this summer that prevented the Trump administration from immediately ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will be the focus of the program.
The guest speaker is an author and professor of sociology at Brooklyn College, and coordinator of the college’s Policing and Social Justice Project. The 10th event in the series hosted by CSUSB students will take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5, on Zoom.
The 9th event in the series hosted by CSUSB students will take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, on Zoom.
The panelists in the next conversation in the series, to be livestreamed on Zoom, will discuss issues related to policing, racial violence and the LGBTQIA community.