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West Coalition & Circle of Voices
February 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Circles of Voices on Saturday, February 11, 6–9 pm at the Impact Hub for an evening with Tawanda Jones and Aunt Diane, founders of the West Coalition. Celebrate their family, and hear about the realities of countless people who experience police brutality in Baltimore.
Organized by An End to Ignorance, J.C. Faulk and Verna Myers will facilitate a discussion intended to bring us together, in order to better understand the dynamic of families that have been deeply affected by police brutality. Join us for this important conversation.
The West Coalition was founded in July 2013 in response to their brother and son, Tyrone West, being brutally murdered by Baltimore police during a traffic stop. Through the West Coalition, Tyrone’s family began weekly protests, the profoundly impactful activist movement called West Wednesday. For an unbroken 181 weeks, rain or shine, Tawanda Jones and Aunt Diane have shared their stories and have led persistent demonstrations that seek justice for Tyrone West and for all victims of police brutality throughout the United States.
Come early, as the conversation begins by 6:15. Bring food and/or drink to share and feel free to invite friends, family, and colleagues.
The session is free, but due to increased participation at COV events, it is crucial to reserve a seat using this Eventbrite link.