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Friday, June 19 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Get Yr Rights: LGBTQTS Youth Working to End Police Violence

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Do you want to learn practical ways you can help end police violence? Do you want to connect with other LGBTQTS youth who are working to keep our communities safe? Join us! Over the last year and a half, BreakOUT and Streetwise and Safe (SAS) have been working to create the first national network for LGBTQTS youth who are engaged with 'Know Your Rights' work around interactions with law enforcement. Join us to learn about what the Get Yr Rights Network has done so far and see how you can get involved.


Shaena Johnson

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Derwin Wilright Jr.

Derwin Wilright, Jr., Youth Organizer at BreakOUT!, has spoken out about police violence and profiling of LGBTQ youth before the New Orleans City Council, spearheaded an educational 'Know Your Rights' social media campaign, and was instrumental in creating Get Yr Rights.

Mitchyll Mora

Streetwise and Safe (SAS)
Mitchyll Mora, Researcher and Campaign Staff at Streetwise and Safe (SAS), works to end violence faced by young people who are homeless and involved in survival economies. To learn more about some of Mitchyll's recent work go to www.getyrrights.org.

Friday June 19, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
State Hall: Room 213
  Hands-on Workshop