Public Engagement

2021 Legislative Session

Outrage mounts to bills targeting cities and counties that defund law enforcement. WLOS | 2/16/2021

Invited Talks/Events

Community Conversation: Prison Conditions and COVID-19 12/27/2021 | The N.C. Justice Center hosted a virtual community conversation on prison conditions and COVID-19, and how incarceration furthers health risk for our community members on the inside.

Vigil Conversations: the Criminalization of Immigrants 12/24/2021 | Professor of Sociology Felicia Arriaga and ACLU of NC’s senior policy counsel Ann Webb hosted a presentation at the Vigil on the criminalization of immigrants and the role of sheriffs in the prison-to-deportation pipeline.

March 1, 2020: Using Policing Data in Your Budget Advocacy

October 2019: Changing the South & Combating Retaliatory Anti-immigrant Legislation, Hot Topic session at The National Lawyer’s Guild Annual Meeting with Alissa Ellis (ACLU-NC), Stefania Arteaga (ACLU-NC), and Julie Mao (Just Futures Law)

October 2019: Hispanic Heritage Month at Virginia Tech https://ccc.vt.edu/calendar/Hispanic-Latino_Heritage_Month.html

(9/14/19): National Health Equity Research Webinar

Provide Your Input (2020)

House Select Committee on Community Relations, Law Enforcement and Justice

Press and Community Appearances

Media Briefing: The Neglected Authority of Sheriffs Experts discuss the threat of xenophobic policies and networks influencing sheriffs departments and opportunities for further reporting and investigation. Hosted by: Political Research Associates and The Justice Collaborative 

ICE tiene convenios con 50 empresas en Carolina del Norte, Univision, September 16, 2019.

The State of Things: Western NC Reacts To ICE’S ‘New Normal’, March 7, 2019.

The State of Things: How One Immigration Program Is Impacting North Carolinians. October 26, 2018.

The Appeal: Political Report. October 11, 2018. https://mailchi.mp/theappeal.org/politicalreportissue2-346035?e=3ccea8a9cb

La Voz Independiente. July 4, 2018. “Muy Pocos Hispanos Votaron en Henderson.”

Libre. April 28, 2018. Gastonia-Know Your Rightshttps://www.facebook.com/libresfer/videos/246106009467316/

Down Home NC-Alamance Chapter. March 7, 2018. 287(g) Community Forum/Foro Communitario. https://www.facebook.com/DownHomeAlamance/videos/344718066015958/

Hola Noticias. December 5, 2017. “ICE deportó a 288 inmigrantes desde Mecklenburg,” https://holanews.com/ice-deporto-288-inmigrantes-desde-mecklenburg/

QuePasa. April 6, 2016. “Cientos protestan en el Triángulo en contra de la nueva ley estatal HB2.” https://raleigh.quepasanoticias.com/noticias/ciudad/local/cientos-protestan-en-el-triangulo-en-contra-de-la-nueva-ley-estatal-hb2

North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus.  November 12, 2015. “Sanctuary city ban prompts protest at governors mansion.” http://nclbc.com/sanctuary-city-ban-prompts-protest-at-governors-mansion/