- The workshop was based on a story for the Chicago Reader by Yana Kunichoff, which detailed how police working in Chicago Public Schools often have little training and oversight and have complaints on their records.
- — City Bureau (@city_bureau)Thu, Apr 20 2017 16:23:421/ Police in Chicago Public Schools operate with no special training and little oversight http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/police-public-schools-cpd-cps-misconduct-training/Content?oid=25347810 … @Chicago_Reader @Yanazure
- — City Bureau (@city_bureau)Thu, Apr 20 2017 16:25:202/ Today, our #PublicNewsroom invites CPS students & other Chicagoans to analyze what this means https://www.facebook.com/events/1246584792055762/ …
- — Susy Schultz (@Susys)Thu, Apr 20 2017 23:23:45Tonight's #publicnewsroom is a discussion of solutions and next steps based on @chicagoreader and @city_bureau story http://m.chicagoreader.com/chicago/police-public-schools-cpd-cps-misconduct-training/Content?oid=25347810 …
- To start the evening, Yana talked about her findings and then introduced leaders from VOYCE, Mikva Challenge, and COFI to talk about their work to hold police in CPS accountable. This work includes forming a youth advisory council for the Chicago Police Department and working on an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CPS and CPD.
- — Maria Ines Zamudio (@mizamudio)Thu, Apr 20 2017 23:31:52Juan Padilla,youth leader in the Southwest side,is trying to change policy to reduce the number of arrests of students K-12 #publicnewsroom
- — adriana díaz (@adriana9diaz)Thu, Apr 20 2017 23:31:06
- Participants then divided into breakout groups, with facilitators from VOYCE, COFI, and Mikva Challenge, to share experiences with police in CPS and talk about a vision for police oversight and training.
- — Mari Cohen (@maricohen95)Thu, Apr 20 2017 23:51:16
- — Mari Cohen (@maricohen95)Fri, Apr 21 2017 00:10:25
- The breakout groups mapped out their ideas for relations between CPS and CPD and the qualifications that police in Chicago public schools should have.
Public Newsroom #9: Police in Chicago Public Schools
On April 20, students, activists, and concerned citizens gathered at Public Narrative's offices to talk about a vision for oversight and training for police in Chicago Public Schools.
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