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Health Equity Now: Ending Police Violence

Public Health Justice Collective

Monday, November 12, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)

Health Equity Now: Ending Police Violence

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HEALTH EQUITY NOW: ENDING POLICE VIOLENCE
Building Public Health Solidarity with Movements and Critical Research 

***This session is organized by volunteers. It is free, and donations are needed and welcome to help bring our panelists to San Diego and cover the costs of the event. DONATE HERE: https://fundly.com/police-violence-public-health-community-learning-session (early donations are appreciated as we are trying to book travel for some speakers before costs go up)!***

Featuring a keynote by Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing 

On November 10-13th, thousands of public health professionals will attend APHA in San Diego. In the spirit of the conference theme - Health Equity Now - this alternative session will provide perspectives from critical researchers and community justice movements about how ending law enforcement violence is essential to achieving health equity. This will be a space to reimagine and redefine public health frameworks for investment/divestment in policing; to understand community power and community safety approaches; and to discuss the role of public health infrastructure in shifting conditions of law enforcement violence and mass incarceration.

The national crisis and shame of law enforcement violence has been under-addressed by the public health field for too long. While some steps have been taken, it is still a challenge for our field to know how to be part of the solution. What will it take and what do public health professionals need to mobilize in our work and institutions?

Join this “shadow session” between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm on Monday, November 12th at the beautiful Centro Cultural de la Raza, 10 minutes from the conference center. We have chosen to hold this session outside of the conference complex in a community space to shift and decolonize the tone of the meeting, and to honor the ongoing trauma experienced by and movements led by community members and activists.

This session is organized by volunteers. It is free, and donations are needed and welcome to help bring our panelists to San Diego and cover the costs of the event. DONATE HERE: https://fundly.com/police-violence-public-health-community-learning-session (early donations are appreciated as we are trying to book travel for some speakers before costs go up)!

The session is inspired by a resolution brought to the APHA Governing Council for the 2018 conference: https://endpoliceviolence.squarespace.com/the-2018-statement/In watching APHA react to previous efforts to pass this resolution, we have realized there are many in our own field who are interested in addressing law enforcement violence, but are seeking more concrete tools for mobilizing in our field. We will be posting updates about speakers, transportation recommendations, ways to support, and accessibility information on this page as well as our website https://endpoliceviolence.squarespace.com/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/258572298291595/. If you would like to get involved or support in other ways, please contact publichealthjusticecollective@gmail.com

Have questions about Health Equity Now: Ending Police Violence? Contact Public Health Justice Collective

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Centro Cultural de la Raza
2004 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101

Monday, November 12, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)


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Public Health Justice Collective

A group dedicated to working together on projects related to the intersection between public health and social justice in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. This group originated in 2010 as a Health and Human Rights Learning Circle, was active during the Occupy movement as Occupy Public Health, and re-formed in fall 2014 response to the organizing happening in Ferguson and the #blacklivesmatter movement. In 2017, reflecting our growth beyond the organizing related to the Occupy movement, we changed our name to the Public Health Justice Collective.

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