NLG Presents: Andrea Ritchie - Book Signing & Talk
Date: March 13 2012 5:30pm - 6:30pm Location: In Other Words
In Other Words
Join the National Lawyers’ Guild and NYC police misconduct attorney Andrea Ritchie as Ms. Ritchie speaks about the book she co-authored, Queer (In)justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States.
Andrea Ritchie is a police misconduct attorney and organizer who has engaged in extensive research, writing, speaking, litigation, organizing, and advocacy on profiling, policing, and physical and sexual violence by law enforcement agents against women, girls, and LGBT people of color in the US and Canada over the past two decades. She currently coordinates Streetwise & Safe (SAS), a leadership development initiative aimed at sharing information, strategies for safety, and visions for change among LGBT youth of color. Her book, Violence Every Day: Racial Profiling and Police Brutality Against Women, Girls and Transgender People of Color, will be published in 2012 by South End Press. See http://www.queerinjustice.com/ for more information.