Alex S. Vitale: The End of Policing? Rethinking Public Safety in a Time of Crisis

Virtual Thursday, Feb 3, 2022 4 – 5:30 pm Register Here

Thursday, January 3rd, 2022
4PM CT | Virutal Event

Join us for this timely conversation on rethinking public safety with Alex S. Vitale, author of The End of Policing. Following his talk, he will be in conversation with Lab Director, Alice Kim. 

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Alex S. Vitale is Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College. His latest book is The End of Policing (Verso). Besides academic outlets, his writings have been published in The New York Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, The Nation, Vice News, Fortune, and USA Today. He has also appeared on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NPR, PBS, Democracy Now, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. He has spent the last 30 years writing about policing and consults both police departments and human rights organizations internationally.

Alice Kim is Director of Human Rights Practice at the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago. Kim writes, teaches, and organizes around access to education for people who are incarcerated, capital punishment, police torture, and the prison system. She teaches at a maximum-security prison, leads the Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project’s community-building efforts, and is a co-founder of the Chicago Torture Justice Memorials (CTJM).

This event is organized by Professor Julian Go, Department of Sociology, and is co-sponsored by The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, The Human Rights Lab, Mass Incarceration Working Group, and 3CT.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance should contact Tierra  Kilpatrick 72 hours in advance at ASL interpretation will be available during the event.