Community Zoom Meeting

May 27, 2020 Policing and Criminal Justice Post COVID-19

Please Join A Block at a Time (ABAAT) for a Community Zoom Meeting with the City of Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins, Albany County District Attorney David Soares and Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple to discuss how policing and the criminal justice system will function post COVID-19.

  • Watch on Facebook – CLICK HERE
  • Watch on ABAAT – CLICK HERE
  • Call-in to listen – (646) 558-8656 Meeting ID 94939255192#

Community Panel Discussion

Held at Grand Street Community Arts, Inc., 68 Grand Street. Depending on interest, some panels may require tickets.

  • July 2nd “Community Investment”
  • August 6th “Building Community Relationships with Law Enforcement”
  • September 3rd “Media Literacy – Facts vs. Opinion”
  • October 1st “Trauma Response”
  • November 5th “Crime Victims’ Rights”

Doors open at 5:30 PM | Discussion starts at 6:00 PM
These events are FREE and open to the public. Time permitting, questions may be taken at the end. Discussion will be live streamed on Facebook and broadcast on WCAA.

Tentative Community Meeting Schedule

  • November 2020:
    • “Crisis Intervention”
      • Washington Avenue Branch, Albany Public Library: 6:00PM – 7:30PM
  • December 2020:
    • “Love Thy Neighborhood” Conference
      • Location TBA, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
  • December 2020:
    • “Community Xmas Party – Tis the Season for Diversity”
      • Grand Street Community Arts Center, 68 Grand Street 2:00PM – 6:00PM

Additional meetings on emerging community meetings will be added as necessary.

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