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.

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…

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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…

Policing Through the Words and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Online

Policing Through the Words and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. About this event This town hall, presented in collaboration with the ACLU’s Smart Justice Campaign, will honor Martin Luther King and will examine his work from a different standpoint. In keeping with our 2021 presentations on Racial Justice Through Reimagining Policing, this town…

Free

Beyond the Bars LA 2022 Conference

Online

Beyond the Bars is a convening of system-impacted people engaged in the international decarceration movement. About this event Beyond the Bars Los Angeles (BTB-LA) is a convening of system-impacted people, scholars, activists, educators, policymakers, and artists engaged in the international decarceration movement. Organized by BTB-LA Fellows — system-impacted people and community partners — in collaboration…

Free

Reimagining Police Surveillance

Online

Reimagining Police Surveillance: Protecting Activism and Ending Technologies of Oppression About this event   Registration is required for this event. The panel will take place on Zoom. The Zoom link for this panel will be sent on the day of the event, to the email address provided at registration. Schedule of events can be found…

Let’s Talk… Conversations on Race, Equity, & Belonging

Online

Our nation has been re-awakened to the systemic racism that exists. How do we start to VALUE DIFFERENCE in the workplace... Let's Talk... About this event There is still SO MUCH to talk about when it comes to systemic racism and often times there is not a safe space with which to have these conversations, ask questions, self reflect,…

Systems and Social Justice: Justice and Safety Community Conversation

Online

Storytelling & community conversation event for Black folks & others uniquely impacted by the last two unprecedented years in U.S. history. About this event The theme for this series is “Systems and Social Justice” and part 4 of the series is JUSTICE AND NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY. The 2020 double pandemics of COVID and racial uprisings sparked…

Centering Rehabilitation: Reevaluating Prisons and Punishment

Online

Join WBEZ's Natalie Moore for an event on Finland's prison philosophy and America's criminal justice system. About this event WBEZ’s Race, Class and Communities reporter Natalie Moore recently traveled to Finland to learn more about the country’s open prisons and the philosophy that guides its unique approach to punishment. Her reporting highlighted the stark contrasts…

Etan Thomas | POLICE BRUTALITY AND WHITE SUPREMACY with Yamiche Alcindor

Online

Join this NBA veteran as he discusses his book on the struggle for racial justice in America with Yamiche Alcindor on P&P Live! About this event Police Brutality and White Supremacy demands accountability and justice for those responsible for and impacted by police violence and terror. It offers practical solutions to work against the promotion of…

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