EVENT: The Leadership Conference Education Fund to Launch National Policing Campaign for a New Era of Public Safety
For Immediate Release
Contact: LaGloria Wheatfall, [email protected], 202.548.7160
WASHINGTON – Now, more than ever, is the time to rethink public safety and renew community trust. On March 28, 2019 at 5 p.m. ET, The Leadership Conference Education Fund will present a “New Era of Public Safety” and kick off the organization’s Policing Campaign, report, and toolkit for communities across the country to advance 21st century and data-driven best practices in policing.
The event will begin with opening remarks from Vanita Gupta, who will discuss some of the recommendations from the New Era of Public Safety report and guidebook. Panelists Phillip Atiba Goff, Scott Thomson, and Judith Browne Dianis will then participate in a panel discussion on the need to rethink public safety and adopt 21st century policing practices that renew community trust. Wes Lowery, national correspondent at The Washington Post, will moderate the event. There will be time for audience Q+A.
Please RSVP to [email protected].
WHAT: A panel discussion to launch The Leadership Conference Education Fund’s new policing campaign and report, “New Era of Public Safety.”
- Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference Education Fund
- Wes Lowery, national correspondent at The Washington Post
- Phillip Atiba Goff, co-Founder and president of the Center for Policing Equity
- Scott Thomson, Chief of the Camden County, (NJ) Police Department
- Judith Browne Dianis, executive director of Advancement Project
WHEN: Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. ET
WHERE: The Eaton Hotel | Beverly Snow A
1201 K Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20005
LaGloria Wheatfall, The Leadership Conference Education Fund
[email protected] | 202-548-7160
Mike Carter-Conneen, Spitfire Strategies
[email protected] | 202-448-0238
The Leadership Conference Education Fund builds public will for federal policies that promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. The Education Fund’s campaigns empower and mobilize advocates around the country to push for progressive change in the United States. It was founded in 1969 as the education and research arm of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. For more information on The Education Fund, visit https://civilrights.org/edfund/.