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Yes4Minneapolis and the National Movement to End Police Violence

February 22 @ 4:30 pm-6:00 pm


George Floyd’s murder by the Minneapolis Police sparked national and international outrage. In the aftermath of the tragedy, organizers around the country have been working to end police violence and promote alternative approaches to public safety, grounded in community care and racial justice.

Join an online discussion with Corenia Smith—a nationally recognized expert on the movement to end police violence—about her experiences running the Yes4Minneapolis (#YesOn2) campaign. She’ll talk about the obstacles to meaningful systems change and share her vision for public safety beyond just policing.

Free and open to the public.
Register at https://minnstate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctd-6gqTMoHtWxqLOujKypyjH2XL4auvjy

Corenia Smith (she/her) is a Black, queer, cis woman with a professional background in nursing. Working/rising at the intersection of policy, politics, and campaigning, she actualizes reproductive justice in her work. She has a love of Steven Universe, plants, board games, and otherwise, enjoys hanging out at home with her husband and dog. She values learning, transformative growth, radical collaboration, and leadership.

Co-sponsored by Metropolitan State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Office of Equity and Inclusion. Email nicolle.zeller@metrostate.edu with event questions. If you need disability-related accommodations to make this event accessible, contact the Center for Accessibility Resources by at 651-793-1549 or accessibility.resources@metrostate.edu.


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