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Saturday, June 16 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Policing Black Lives and Resistance Across Borders

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How is policing Black lives in Canada & the US both parallel & divergent? What does this mean for shared struggles & possibilities for solidarity? Join authors Robyn Maynard, Andrea Ritchie, and activist Leroi Newbold of Black Lives Matter Toronto/Freedom School to discuss cross-border possibilities for organizing around police violence in all forms, Black Lives Matter Toronto’s successful campaign to remove police from schools, and building alternative institutions free from violence and police.


Robyn Maynard

Author Policing Black Lives, Black Lives Matter Toronto
Robyn Maynard is an author and community organizer based in MontreÃÅal. She has been a part of grassroots movements for sex workers rights, migrants rights and Black liberation, working against racial profiling, police violence, detention and deportation for over a decade. Most... Read More →

Leroi NewBold

Black Lives Matter Toronto
LeRoi Newbold is a steering committee member of BlackLivesMatter ‚Äì Toronto, and has designed Afrocentric/Black focused curriculum and has taught at the Africentric Alternative School for the past 9 years. LeRoi has worked with children and youth for the past 14 years as a teacher... Read More →

Saturday June 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
STATE HALL: Room 123