Monday, July 13, 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Civic Engagement in 2020
We will explore what civic engagement can look like in the midst of a pandemic that disproportionately kills Black and Brown communities due to systemic racism and health care bias, and during current protests against police brutality and white supremacy in the United States.
Tuesday, July 14, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
A Townhall on Reproductive Justice
A community discussion on how racial injustice is a reproductive justice issue. Will include a virtual reproductive justice timeline gallery, and calls to action, including PPGNY's own equity action plan and commitments.
Wednesday, July 15, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Centering Youth in Social Justice Movements
This event will be youth led and will explore using social media as a tool for social justice, as well as focusing on issues that impact youth including school pushout, housing issues, and policing in schools.
Thursday, July 16, 7 p.m.
American Trial: The Eric Garner Story
Q & A with Eric Garner’s widow Esaw Garner Snipes and Filmmaker Roee Messinger
American Trial: The Eric Garner Story is an unprecedented film event, an unscripted courtroom drama that presents the trial that never happened against the NYPD Officer who was filmed choking Eric Garner to death in 2014.
Friday, July 17, 7 - 9 p.m.
Black Joy as Resistance – A Celebration of Life
July 17 is the anniversary of the day that Eric Garner was murdered in 2014. To celebrate and honor Garner’s life, and the lives of so many of our Black community members who have been killed by police violence and systemic racism, we will have a virtual vigil and open mic to remember that Black joy is a form of resistance.
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