Pride Talks: #DefundMPD - Educational Forum
A coalition of DC LGBTQ+ organizations are collaborating to host a conversation and educational webinar on calls to Divest/Defund police department budgets. This conversation will provide a space for members of the LGBTQ+ community to gather and learn more about this call to action and how to better support Black communities in this effort. Black Lives Matter, and the LGBTQ+ community must actively work to combat white supremacy and systematic racism.
- DC Council Ward 4 Democratic Nominee Janeese Lewis George
- Preson Mitchum, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
- Beth Wheeler, Psychotherapist, Equity Educator and White Anti-Racist Advocate and Director of Edges Education and Consulting
- and additional panelists to be confirmed
ANC (Advisory Neighborhood Commission) Rainbow Caucus, Capital Pride Alliance, Casa Ruby, The DC Center for the LGBT Community , Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC, Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, GLAA, HIPS, Latinx History Project, KhushDC, Rainbow Families, SMYAL, Stonewall Kickball DC, The Wanda Alston Foundation, Team DC, Whitman-Walker Health, Whitman-Walker – Institute, and the Woodhull Freedom Foundation.
*Instructions for those in need of English to Spanish language translation invited to join at 5:15 pm.
*Para instrucciones sobre traducción a Español, iniciar sesión a las 5:15 pm.