2021 Legislative Session
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
Provide Your Input (2020)
- 9/2/2020: Agenda, Law Enforcement Indicators: Community Response, Use of Force, and Community Engagement presentation by Research Triangle Institute, and North Carolina’s Criminal Justice System presentation by the Criminal Justice Lab in the UNC School of Government
- Recommendations from community survey
- 9/28/2020: Agenda, NC Association of Chiefs of Police presentation, NC Sheriffs’ Association presentation, NC Police Benevolent Association presentation, Overview of Received Recommendations
- 10/13/2020: Agenda, Court Digitization information, Conference of DAs presentation, Indigent Defense Services Presentation, Chief District Court Judge Bradley Reid Allen Sr. (Alamance) Presentation
- 11/18/2020: Agenda, Draft Recommendations
- Additional Documents: North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police- Recommendations on the Evolution of 21st Century Policing, NC Sheriff Association Report on Law Enforcement Professionalism
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 Rights. https://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/