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League of Women Voters Presents Panel Discussion
April 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF LOS ANGELES PRESENTS
LAPD & COMMUNITY: OVERCOMING MISTRUST
The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles presents a panel discussion, Los Angeles Police Department & Community: Overcoming Mistrust on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. – 12 noon at Loyola Law School, 919 Albany Street, Los Angeles.
Moderated by Sandy Banks, former Los Angeles Times columnist, the free public event, sponsored by the League’s Committee on Community Policing, explores ways to improve trust between the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the community it serves. Panelists include State Senator Holly Mitchell (CA-30); Arik Alikhan, Director, LAPD Office of Constitutional Policing & Policy; Kathleen Kim from LAPD Board of Police Commissioners, and Kim McGill from the Youth Justice Coalition. For more information or to RSVP (required) email communitypolicing@LWVlosangeles.org by March 25 or please call (213) 368-1616. FREE.
The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles event will define the challenges that exist between the LAPD and communities; it will highlight concurrent solutions that diverse groups have recommended. The nonpartisan League event hopes to foster cooperation between diverse groups and above all, to inspire the public to become actively engaged with advocacy and action.
Registration begins at 9:30 A.M. Light refreshments will be served. Campus parking at Loyola Law School for $9 or street parking, north of Olympic Boulevard near downtown Los Angeles.
About the League of Women Voters: The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan grassroots volunteer organization founded in 1920 when women fought for and finally attained the right to vote. Originally designed to help 20 million women carry out their new responsibilities as voters and to nurture civic leaders, today’s League helps voters, women and men, become informed and engaged citizens. The League continues to engage and empower diverse voices to participate in democracy, defend and expand voting rights, and advocate for better laws and public policy. The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes any political party or candidate.