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Duluth NAACP Criminal Justice Committee to Host “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”

18 Oct 2019 1:20 PM | Communications Committee (Administrator)

Free, light refreshments available

The Duluth NAACP Criminal Justice Committee is proud to sponsor “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”, a speak out, panel and Zine-Making on the National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation on October 22 at the UMD Garage, 1st floor of the Kirby Student Center.

The event will begin with a curated speak out where biographies of victims of police brutality will be read, followed by a panel of local experts discussing the history of policing, their continued militarization, the culture of safety and a future free of violence. Following the panel, attendees are invited to join in Zine making, focused on the theme “A World Free of Violence”.

Partnering organizations include: Duluth NAACP, Superior Save the Kids, Duluth Save the Kids, and the College Chapter of the NAACP of the University of Minnesota Duluth.

To learn more, visit the Facebook Event Page or contact criminaljustice@naacp.org.

What: "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" speak out, panel and Zine-Making event
Where: When: October 22, 2019 at 5:30PM - 7:30PM / UMD Garage, Kirby Student Center
Cost: Free
Members of the media should arrive 15-30 minutes prior to the event to conduct interviews so as not to disrupt the event itself.