Combating Police Violence, Brutality, and Militarization: Success Stories from Local and Transnational Organizing and Advocacy Efforts


Add to My Calendar Friday, December 11, 2015 12:00pm


Hilton Austin
500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701

CCR Advocacy Program Manager Nahal Zamani will join other advocates and activists on a panel at the US Human Rights Network (USHRN)'s biannual national human rights conference Advancing Human Rights 2015: Sharpening our Vision, Reclaiming our Dreams. Panelists, who are working to protect the rights of communities of color in the US and Israel/Palestine, will share lessons learned and present case studies of effective local work and transnational movement building. With a focus on efforts to end police violence, militarization, and systemic discrimination, presenters will address challenges in securing accountability and lead discussions on creative ways to uplift local issues through law, community mobilization, video, and transnational organizing. Click here to view the schedule and to RSVP online.


  • Nahal Zamani, Center for Constitutional Rights
  • Nadia Ben-Youssef, Adalah–The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel
  • Morgan Hargrave, WITNESS
  • Ahmad Abuznaid, The Dream Defenders
  • Meena Jagannath, Community Justice Project, Inc.
  • Thenjiwe McHarris, USHRN

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November 17, 2015