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20 Jay St
Brooklyn,NY11201United States

July 2017

The Means to End Police Violence: A Fundraiser for JC

July 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Verso Books, 20 Jay St
Brooklyn,NY11201United States
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Do you know who is on the front lines of fighting police violence in communities of color in NYC? The Justice Committee is one of those groups. The time is long overdue to put an end to abusive and discriminatory policing. Put your resources toward those who work every day to build that movement, and come to “The Means to End Police Violence” - A Fundraiser for the Justice Committee. Buy your tickets in advance, or make a donation if…

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August 2017

Protecting Abortion Access: History & Future of Clinic Defense

August 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Verso Books, 20 Jay St
Brooklyn,NY11201United States
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It never stopped, and now it’s getting worse. Anti-abortion protestors, emboldened by the election, are stepping up their aggressive behavior outside providers’ facilities in NYC and nationwide. Just last week the NY State Attorney General filed a federal lawsuit against protestors who have been harassing patients, staff and volunteers at Choices Women’s Medical Center in Jamaica, Queens. Activists have fought against this type of harassment and intimidation in the past. Join us for a discussion and training about what this…

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October 2018

Power to Heal: Film & Panel on Racial Segregation in Healthcare

October 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Verso Books, 20 Jay St
Brooklyn,NY11201United States
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A screening and discussion of "Power to Heal," a film about how Medicare desegregated thousands of hospitals across the US in a matter of months in 1965. The film was aired on PBS earlier this year. The movements for Medicare for All and the New York Health Act, federal and state single-payer healthcare proposals, are gaining popularity. What would they mean for racial and immigrant segregation in today's health system? A moderated panel discussion and audience Q+A will follow the…

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