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Community Conversation: Police-Community Relations

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Two recent police shootings in Connecticut highlight, once again, tensions between police and the public. As lawmakers debate ways to hold police accountable residents wrestle with trusting law enforcement.

What issues need be addressed to mend relationships and build stronger communities?

Join Where We Live as we host a conversation with community members at the Arroyo Recreation Center at Pope Park in Hartford, Wednesday May 8.

Participants include:
Rodney Williams – Uncle of Paul Witherspoon
Greg Brown – Friend of Anthony Jose “Chulo” Vega Cruz, and founder of the “Justice for Chulo” Facebook group
Anthony Campbell – Former New Haven Police Chief
Iran Nazario – President of the Peace Center of Connecticut, Inc
Tyrek Marquez – Hartford resident and senior at the CREC Civic Leadership High School in Enfield, Connecticut
Jacquelyn Santiago – CEO of Compass Youth Collaborative in Hartford, Connecticut
Sgt. Seven Austin – Hartford Police Department
Hartford Communities That Care
CT Against Gun Violence

Details

Date:
May 8
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

Arroyo Recreation Center
30 Pope Park Drive
Hartford, CT
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Details

Date:
May 8
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

Arroyo Recreation Center
30 Pope Park Drive
Hartford, CT
+ Google Map