Realizing Police Free Schools in Rochester (Part 1)

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AFF's Program Officer, Nyoka Acevedo, co-hosts this very special episode of Out Of The Margins along with Jaime Koppel of the Communities for Just Schools Fund. Together, they engage in a rich conversation with organizers in Rochester, NY who were successfully able to remove police from their schools. Tune in to learn about about their journey to #PoliceFreeSchools.
Guests:
Iman Abid, NYCLU
Ricardo Adams, RCSD School Board Member
Jennifer Banister, Center for Teen Empowerment
Tali Beckwith, Teen Activist Project
Beautiful Destiny Ford, RocResponder
Rosemary Rivera, Citizen Action New York
Ruth Turner, Former RCSD Chief of Student Support Services
Stevie Vargas, Citizen Action New York
As organizations in Rochester continue to call for defunding the police, we want to lift the demands of Free the People Roc, a community-led effort that many people on this podcast are members of.

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