I would like to invite you to an online public forum on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, with federal, local, and community leaders to discuss federal legislation and local efforts to address police brutality; additional reforms to our police that are needed; and, how we can rethink our policing system.
Justice In Policing Online Public Forum
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pacific
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47)
Former president of Long Beach Area Citizens Involved, former CSULB professor, former LB City Councilman, former state Assemblyman and state Senator.
Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37)
Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, lead on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. a major first step at the federal level to end police brutality, end racial profiling, and ensure accountability from our police.
Councilman Al Austin
Chair of the Long Beach City Council’s Federal Oversight Committee; heading the effort to look into the effectiveness of the Long Beach Citizens Police Complaint Committee.
Councilman Rex Richardson
Author of Long Beach’s Framework for Reconciliation process now underway and a proponent for establishing the PATH Young Adult Diversion Program and the Long Beach Office of Equity.
Co-founder and spokesperson of Black Lives Matter Long Beach.
Dr. Alex Norman
Professor and long-time civic leader in Long Beach; authored or participated in numerous social analyses of Black life in Long Beach.
Former LB City Councilman, faith-based community leader, current Port of Long Beach Harbor Commissioner, Executive Director Long Beach Collective Association, and a member of the commission to re-open Long Beach in the COVID-19 pandemic.
In order to answer as many questions as possible, and due to the expected high volume of participation, I am asking that you please submit your question(s) when you register for this event. We will not be taking questions live during the event.
To register for this event and submit your question(s) for our panelists, please click Cisco WebEx registration page.
Once you register and submit your question(s), you will be emailed the sign-in information for the forum.
The number of registrants is limited. If you are unable to register, you can watch a livestream of the event on my Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RepLowenthal
The article above was released by Congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-CA47).