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Decoupling Police & Mental Health in Berkeley

Join us to discuss next steps for civilianizing crisis response in Berkeley and fighting for community, not cops!

Saturday, May 6, 1pm - 3pm 
@ 2022 Blake St., Berkeley

Building Towards Crisis Alternatives in Berkeley 
Meeting & Potluck

Facebook Event

A big thank you to all who brought their voices, hearts and minds to our April 8th forum on Responding to Mental Health Crisis without the Police!

[Breakout groups discuss Kayla Moore & visions for crisis alternatives in Berkeley.]

We're grateful for everyone who attended and shared ideas and stories, and to presenters from Defund OPDCritical ResistanceAlameda County Jail Fight Coalitionthe Mental Health Association of San Francisco and Sins Invalid!
Couldn't make it on 4/8? Video is coming soon! 
Stay tuned to www.berkeleycopwatch.org and Facebook.
And, in case you missed it, after valiant efforts at video-ing in live, Sins Invalid posted their presentation on Facebook - check it out here!
Got feedback after the forum?
Email justice4kaylamoore@gmail.com or
Click here to offer feedback or suggest resources!
More Upcoming Events
Tuesday, April 25, 7pm - 9pm
@ 2134 MLK Way, Berkeley


Speak Out to
Stop Urban Shield! 

at Berkeley City Council

Facebook Event

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Speak during public comment or simply make your presence known by showing up in attendance!
Monday, May 1, 5:30pm - 7pm
@ Trumpetvine Court,  Allston Way near Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Vigil & Reading
for Kayla Moore

Facebook Event



Hosted by Art Responders, a vigil and reading of Moore's poetry will be held in tribute to Kayla Moore and all trans victims of police violence. We welcome participants to read poetry, offer remembrances, and voice support for Trans POC.  Sponsored by Southern Exposure

Click here for the e-postcard describing all 6 days of events commemorating the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising:
Wishlist

In order to achieve our goals this year, we need some stuff! We're looking for a new police scanner and a new computer, as well as the funds to help print materials and revamp our website. Or, if you would like to donate some money to our general fund, that would be amazing too! Berkeley Copwatch is an all volunteer organization that is supported by the community. If you have any leads, or would like to donate, please email us.

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2022 Blake Street
Berkeley, CA  94704
(510) 548-0425
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