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Conversation with Mari Mari Narváez: Police Accountability and Human Rights in Puerto Rico and Beyond
Thursday, October 19, 2023 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Mari Mari Narváez is a Puerto Rican journalist, writer, and human rights activist. She is the founder and Executive Director of Kilómetro Cero, a non-profit organization that aspires to a Puerto Rico in which the State protects human life, freedoms and dignity in the pursuit of public safety, for a more democratic and just society. Km0 develops projects that bolster community empowerment in the areas of police use of force, repression of dissent, and gender violence. Mari-Narváez herself grew up in a household of activists and amidst political turmoil, witnessing state violence against anti-colonial freedom fighters in various forms throughout her life, including against her own family. Don’t miss this special chance to hear firsthand accounts from a frontline expert on human rights and p0lice accountability in Puerto Rico and beyond! Moderated by Criminal Law & Justice Center Executive Director Chesa Boudin. Lunch provided for those attending the event. Your RSVP is appreciated but not mandatory. Sponsored by the Criminal Law & Justice Center.
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