Abolition Event Calendar
A calendar of events focused on defunding the police, abolition, developing alternatives to police, and elimination of the carceral state.
These events are compiled from publicly available information and submissions, and are not associated with dontcallthepolice.com.
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Reimagining Community Safety #8: A Discussion with Alex Vitale
November 18, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm ESTFree
For many, reimagining community safety means reimagining communities that achieve safety without the assistance of police. We have asked Alex Vitale, Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College and author of The End of Policing, to join us to discuss what community safety, reimagined, might look like, as well as the extent to which and how this can be achieved without police as central players.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
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Alex Vitale is Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College. He has spent the last 30 years writing about policing and consults both police departments and human rights organizations internationally. Prof. Vitale is the author of City of Disorder: How the Quality of Life Campaign Transformed New York Politics and The End of Policing. His academic writings on policing have appeared in Policing and Society, Police Practice and Research, Mobilization, and Contemporary Sociology. He is also a frequent essayist, whose writings have been published in The NY Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, The Nation, Vice News, Fortune, and USA Today.
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