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The Drug War: Policing and U.S. Militarism at Home and Aboard

Date: 
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 6:30pm
Location: 

Unitarian Church of All Souls

1157 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10075

Please join us for this important event being organized by the Center for Constitutional Rights, & co-sponsored by CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities, Justice Committee & Malcolm X Grassroots Movement!.

The Drug War: Policing and U.S. Militarism at Home and Aboard

The U.S. Drug War has fueled mass incarceration and discriminatory policing practices in the U.S. as well as violence and militarization throughout Latin America.  This panel will bring together organizers and scholars on both sides of the border to talk about the domestic and international impacts of the Drug War and their strategies to resist this racist, ineffective, and devastating “war.” 

RSVP: Click here to register, and Click here to watch a livestream of the event online!

Panelists

  • Alfredo Carrasquillo, Civil Rights Organizer at VOCAL-NY;
  • David Vivar, Author and Scholar at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras with work focused on the U.S. cooperation in the Honduran military coup of 2009 and the centrality of drug trafficking to state power in Honduras.

Introductory remarks by Vincent Warren, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights.


Co-sponsored by: VOCAL-NY, Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña (OFRANEH), Drug Policy Alliance, NY Harm Reduction Educators, Latino Justice PRLDEF, SOA Watch, Justice Committee, Center for NuLeadership, Sisters of Mercy-Institute Justice Team, Make the Road-NY, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities, The Brotherhood-Sister Sol, Unitarian Church of All Souls, Public Science Project