Durham Beyond Policing Coalition
Manju Rajendran June 3 2019·
Tonight we will see you at Durham City Hall at 7pm to speak about the 2019-2020 budget. We will urge our Mayor and Council: no to the police chief’s proposed expansion of 72 new police officers over the next three years; yes to living wages for all public service workers; yes to the creation of a Community-Led Safety and Wellness Task Force; yes to fully funding existing programs that receive City of Durham support like the Eviction Diversion program and Welcome Home.
Wear red! Or rep for an organization you're a part of.
Join Durham Beyond Policing's FB page for updates. — with Annie Elizabeth Segrest, Mab Segrest, Beau Cromartie, El Tee, Mariah Monsanto, Undreya Hudson, Aaron Gamal, D'atra Jackson, L. Cole Parke, Ajamu Amiri Dillahunt, Ade Toyesi Ibijoke, Sandra Korn, Courtney Sebring, Aman Aberra, Danielle Purifoy, Mikel Barton, Nhawndie Smith, Nikki Brown and Serena Sebring.
Durham County staff protest
Manju Rajendran 2019 June 5.
Next opportunity to share your story will be the Durham County public budget hearing: Monday, June 10, 7pm at 200 E. Main St. Durham, on the 2nd floor. WEAR RED.
Some of the key talking points there will be about saying yes to living wages for ALL county workers; community-led safety and wellness solutions; public health; and education--- and divesting from police officers in schools and from the... See More — with Lydie Vanessa, Holly Hardin, Nikki Brown, Alix Arcuni Wicker, Kristen Cox, Steph Hopkins, Aidil Ortiz, Jose Romero, Ade Toyesi Ibijoke, Paul Yusef Newman, Dannette Sharpley-Truong, Leah Tea, Faith Holsaert, AJ Williams, Meghan GM, Aman Aberra, Undreya Hudson, Mariah Monsanto, Catherine JB, Roshan Panjwani, Destiny Hemphill, Roxana Bendezu, Sarah Vukelich, Joie Lou Shakur, Mab Segrest, Courtney Sebring, Gabriel Paul Baldasare, Erin Finn and Lydia Ahlum Hanson.
Manju Rajendran May 20 2019·
Tonight City Manager Tom Bonfield presented his proposed 2019-2020 budget to Durham City Council. We have 9 days to review the details, including his recommendation to hire 18 new police officers this year, before we bring our questions to the Durham City Council budget work sessions on May 29 & 30.
On Sunday, June 2nd, join us from 2-5:30pm at North Star Church of the Arts for Our City, Our Bud... See More — with Danielle Purifoy, Mab Segrest, Sarah Vukelich, Donald Quick, Mars Zigbuo Camara and Mariah Monsanto.
"Durham Beyond Policing Town Hall"
We are calling all freedom-fighters, all justice-lovers, all truth-tellers, all who can't wait to please join Southerners On New Ground and the #SayHerName crew for a community forum and visioning session. Let's speak our truths and sow the seeds of a new way forward for all our people, with those most impacted, most criminalized, at the center: black and brown people, queer, trans and gender non-conforming folks, working class and poor people, undocumented people ... Let's dream and scheme together and find out ways to throw down for campaigns and direct action that holds the cops accountable
Those indicating attendance on Wherevent included Jillian Johnson, Dante Strobino, James Cersonsky, Nikhil Umesh, Ben Wilkins, Jade Brooks, Marcus R. Bass, Joe Stapleton, Kristen Cox, Hannah Spector, Jose Romero, Nancy Caamano, China Medel, Scott Michael, Alex Biggers, Destiny Hemphill, Cat Crowe, Monique Laborde, Tobi Lippin, Amy Wang, Mitch Xia, Xander Stewart, Smiley Boyd, Mina Ezikpe, Ethan Tyler, Jess Dilday, Jonathan Henderson, Alex Chassanoff, Jacky Chan, Margaret A. Brunson, Alissa Ellis, Magdalene Slerlisk, Saba Taj, Le'Andre Demond Blakeney, Doneatha Green, Kaylan Baxter, Destiny Hemphill, D’atra Jackson, Amy Glaser, Eliza Meredith, Gregory Williams, Victoria Bouloubasis, Umar Salute Muhammad, Patricia Bass, Gen Na, Regan Downey Buchanan, Chanelle Croxton, Ben Carroll, Patrick Snipes, Jess Issacharoff, Mariah Monsanto, Alex Biggers, Jojo Moto, Zachary Faircloth, Sarah Pederson, Stef Bernal-Martinez, Bro Beasley, Ben Wilkins, Jessica Pierce, Isa Bee, Jessica Jude, Tony Hood, Mindy Isser, Rachel Alexis Storer, Moses Ochola, Ade Oh, Lisa Sorg, Blanche Amelia S. Brown, Shilpi Misra, Scott Michael, Afi Apefa Bello, Mary Alta, Anastasia Karkliņa, Lizzie Lindsey, Holly Hardin, Matilda Wormwood, Eli Viszk, Wutang McDougal, Andrew Heil, Fern Hickey, Philip Marschall, Catherine Berman, Bex Kolins, Jen Przewoznik, Equashia Mumin, Eva Panjwani, India Pierce, Sandra Korn, Risa Foster, Ngọc Loan Tran, Eli Meyerhoff, Shanna Ochola, Serena Sebring, Ajamu Dillahunt, Jr., Nagwa Nukuna, Jina Valentine.