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South Bronx Residents, Elected Officials Demand End to Stop-and-Frisk Abuses and Discriminatory Policing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2013 Contact: Joanna Bernstein, The Bronx Defenders, 215-603-3113 or joannab@bronxdefenders.org South Bronx Residents, Elected Officials Demand End to Stop-and-Frisk Abuses and Discriminatory Policing Senator Gustavo Rivera, City Council members Melissa Mark-Viverito and Annabel Palma, and hundreds of community members call for reforms Bronx, NY – At a Bronx town hall…

Bronx Residents Come Together for Police Reform Campaign

Contact: Kamau Butcher, The Bronx Defenders Phone: 718-838-7878 E-mail: kamaub@bronxdefenders.org Press Advisory December 3, 2012 Bronx Residents Come Together for Police Reform Campaign On Thursday, December 6th at 6pm, Bronx residents will gather at The Bronx Defenders for the launch of The Bronx Defenders Organizing Project: a movement of our clients, former clients, families, neighbors, and…

Press Advisory: Bronx Residents to Come Together To Fight Stop-and-Frisk

Bronx Residents to Come Together To Fight Stop-and-Frisk South Bronx residents will receive information about their legal rights during police encounters and learn about Communities United for Police Reform’s community education initiatives. The Town Hall will mobilize residents to monitor and document police misconduct and to pass the Community Safety Act, which would ban discriminatory…

THE BRONX DEFENDERS’ 2011 COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2011 Contact: Dawit Getachew Community Outreach Associate The Bronx Defenders Phone: 718-838-7950 dawitg@bronxdefenders.org THE BRONX DEFENDERS’ 2011 COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY WHAT:   The Bronx Defenders Community Block Party is a fun, safe venue for children and community members to enjoy free food, music and entertainment, play games, participate in arts and…

The Bronx Defenders’ Summer Kick Off and Happy Hour on Tuesday, June 21!

Join The Bronx Defenders’ Young Professionals Committee on Tuesday, June 21, from 7-9PM at The Wharf Bar & Grill in Manhattan for a discussion on the NYPD’s controversial Stop & Frisk policing strategy. At the Wharf, you will meet like-minded individuals, talk to Bronx Defenders staff about the real life implications of Stop & Frisk…

The Block Defenders Community Block Party

On June 30, 2010, a balmy summer afternoon, the Bronx Defenders hosted around 500 community members including our clients and their families at The Bronx Defenders’ annual Community Block Party. From 12 to 5pm, the block party featured live music featuring a number of Bronx artists; free food (serving over 1500 hot dogs and burgers);…