JEWISH VOICE FOR PEACE-NYC AND THE ALL SOULS PEACE & JUSTICE TASKFORCE PRESENT
MASS ARRESTS IN THE AGE OF TRUMP
Thursday, December 7 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Unitarian Church of All Souls
1157 Lexington Avenue, NYC (between 79th and 80th Streets)
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Transportation: 6 train to 79th St., 4,5,6 trains to 86th St., or M101, M102, and M103 to Third or Lexington Avenues/E 79th St.
ADMISSION IS FREE
Hundreds of protestors rounded up in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere – a free pass for police. Please join us to discuss the implications of mass arrests and outsized charges for liberty and dissent in the U.S.
Endorsed by: Student Worker Solidarity
RICK FOARD has worked as a staff attorney with a legal services office in NewJersey for 32 years. In his free time, he has been involved in numerous defense committees composed of anti-racist defendants facing criminal charges and their lawyers, planning both legal and political strategies for fighting the charges.
BINA AHMAD is a social justice attorney, working in the fields of international human rights,animal rights,and criminal defense. She serves on the Steering Committee of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, the advisory committee for the Food Empowerment Project, and gives Know Your Rights trainings to state targeted communities. Currently,she is a public defender in New York.
EIRIK CHEVERUD is a movement lawyer located in Washington, D.C. As a board member of the DC National Lawyers Guild (DC NLG), Eirik has helped coordinate DC NLG’s response to the January 20, 2017 Inauguration Day demonstrations and the ongoing prosecutions that followed. He graduated magna cum laude from New York Law School in 2011.
DR. MARGARET STEVENS is an Associate Professor of History and Director of the Urban Issues Institute at Essex County College in NJ; author of Red International and Black Caribbean, and also served as a National Guard medic from 1997- 2003, providing service at the World Trade Center after 9/11.
SASHA HILL is a recent Barnard College graduate who was arrested on Inauguration Day, while peacefully taking part in a protest.