Defund or Reform? What’s Next for Police / Community Relations in NYC

DID members Sheezan Bakali and Taylor Banning will lead an extraordinary panel of racial justice advocates in a discussion on policing, race and community relations at this DID membership meeting.

After the panel, members will discuss resolutions on relevant topics.

The Panel

Victoria Davis
, Co-Founder of Sisters of the Movement, Founder of Sisters of Justice, sister of Delrawn Small

Reverend Kevin McCall,
 Founder of the Crisis Action Center and spokesperson for the brother of George Floyd

Pastor Gil Monrose
, Director of Faith Based & Clergy Initiatives for Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, President of The GodSquad

Ebonie Simpson, Co-Executive Director of the Lower East Side Girls Club

Shaheeda Yasmeen Smith, Spokesperson for Donni Wright and Executive Director of Infinite Movement Inc.

Unfortunately, NY State Senator Zellnor Myrie will not be able to attend because of a scheduling conflict.


A. Panel: Defund or Reform? What’s Next for Police / Community Relations in NYC

B. Party Elected Leader Reports

C. Resolution Discussion and Other Business

As always, our General Membership Meetings are open to all. Come join us and bring a friend!

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October 28, 2020 at 7:00pm - 9pm



Will you come?