The End of Policing: Putting Abolition Into Practice

When:
January 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2019-01-31T19:00:00-06:00
2019-01-31T21:00:00-06:00
Where:
SHAPE Community Center
3903 Almeda Rd
Houston
TX 77004
In the past decade, we’ve seen a growth in organizing against police brutality. Long term community oppression has culminated a movement to challenge the status quo of policing. Houston DSA is proud to host a discussion with Alex Vitale, author of “The End of Policing”, on the history of policing as a tool of social control and what we can do to build a better world.
Panelists include:
Alex Vitale
Author, “The End of Policing”
Professor of Sociology and coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College
Franklin Bynum
Judge, County Criminal Court #8
Houston DSA member
DaSean Jones
Judge, District Criminal Court #180
Houston DSA member
Tarsha Jackson
Texas Organizing Project, Criminal Justice Director
You can find Vitale’s book from Verso Books here: https://www.versobooks.com/books/2817-the-end-of-policing