Event Calendar

A calendar of events focused on reimagining public safety, developing alternatives to police, anti-racism, and social justice.

These events are compiled from publicly available information and submissions, and are not associated with dontcallthepolice.com.

Please note! All events are listed at the time local to the organizer – please check time zones.

Reimagining Safety

Online

Community activists and abolition movement builders will explore reimagining communal safety and a life beyond police and prisons. About this event How do we co-create a world without prisons? We must cultivate the communities that support change, empathy, and accountability. Reimagining Safety gathers years of organizing wisdom through a conversation between Feedom Freedom’s, Myrtle Thompson-Curtis,…

Free

“We keep us safe”: Exploring the role of community in public safety

Online

We Keep Us Safe": Exploring the role of community in public safety About this event 14th October, 5.30-7pm (UK) Set against the backdrop of the Institute for Community Studies’ landmark research agenda Safety in Numbers?, which last year unveiled safety to be the overwhelming number one concern for communities across the UK, join us this October…

Free

The U of A presents Robyn Maynard: “Policing Black Lives: 5 Years Later”

Online

Robyn Maynard is the best-selling author of "Policing Black Lives" ( Fernwood, 2017). She will revisit her book in this free online event. About this event FREE ONLINE EVENT! The University of Alberta Visiting Lectureship in Human Rights annually invites individuals or organizations that have made an outstanding contribution in the field of human rights…

Magic Actions and Abolitionist Organizing: Politics after George Floyd

Online

A panel of activists reflects on the George Floyd Rebellion and its impact on emancipatory politics a year later. About this event IN HIS RECENT PIECE, "MAGIC ACTIONS," on the George Floyd Rebellion, writer and scholar TOBI HASLETT writes of prison and police abolition, “Behind even the most sparkling policy initiatives lies the knowledge that a world…

Facilitating conversations with community and public safety officials

Online

A joint partners alumni microgrant workshop About this event Facilitating conversations with community members and public safety officials, is a workshop designed to provide you with tools to lead meaningful conversations with parties in conflict around difficult topics towards action and restoration. Learn how to honor our emotions and feelings in a way that keep…

Lessons in Liberation: Abolitionist Organizing and Education

Online

This webinar is about organizing against criminalization and exploring how political education can be used for campaigns and projects to maximize their liberatory potential. How does political education help build political unity, increase organizing power, and help people change their everyday lives and conditions?This is the final webinar in the series for in the fall…

Building Racial Justice through Allyship/Accompliceship – 4 Part Series

Online

This is a four part series on the 1st Tuesday of the month on how to become a white ally/accomplice to BIPOC About this event NOTE: You may sign up for the remaining three sessions even if you missed the first one, but you must have attended either Session 1 or Session 2 to register for…

Donation

Race and Policing in the Americas Closing Roundtable

Online

Race and Policing in the Americas Closing Roundtable Thursday December 9th, 2021 12:30-2.00 PM EST / 5.30-7.00PM BST On Zoom: https://nyu.zoom.us/j/95255686838 In this roundtable discussion (Via Zoom), Sonia Das (Linguistic Anthopology, NYU), Gabriella Johnson (English, NYU), Stuart Schrader (Africana Studies and Program in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship, Johns Hopkins) and Nikhil Singh (Social and Cultural Analysis,…

Prison abolition issue: Listening party and reflective writing workshop

Online

Join us to listen to the recorded voices of prisoner-writers featured in Briarpatch's Prison Abolition issue, followed by a writing workshop About this event One of the basic goals of a prison is to isolate prisoners and cut their ties to the outside world. Yet prisoners have always found ways to build connections with creative…

Racial Disparities in Policing

Online

On Monday, December 13 at 5:30pm, join Occidental College Professors Seva Rodnyansky and Jorgen Harris on the presentation of the report: Glendale Arrests: Prevalence, Racial Disparities, and Implications, An Analysis of Arrests From 2011 to 2019 in Glendale, CA. Hosted by YWCA Glendale and Pasadena and the Coalition for an Anti-Racist Glendale.   An engaging…

Justice Matters to US – A social justice series

Online

A monthly series of workshops based on the four principles of social jusitice. About this event Justice Matters to US is a series of curated events discussing the practice of social justice within our communities, as experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic and George Floyd uprisings. Each month will discuss 1 of the 4 principles of social…

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