The recent killing of George Floyd by a police officer in the United States triggered widespread protests and demonstrations, both in the USA and globally, calling for an end to racism, police brutality, and demands for criminal justice reform, including greater accountability for offending police officers, ending choke holds, defunding of police, as well a broader range of reforms that cut across a wider spectrum of society. Emotions are raw, and polarization at its peak. What can be done to support criminal justice reform, to restore or establish greater solidarity and trust in multi-racial, multi-ethnic societies?
- Moderator: Thomas Walsh, Co-Chair, Coalition of FBOs
- Rev. Amos C. Brown, Senior Pastor, Third Baptist Church, San Francisco, USA
- Hon. Danny Davis, US House of Representatives, D-Illinois, USA
- Dr. Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, President, Divine Shakti Foundation
- Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, Founder, Cordoba Institute
- Rev. Dr. Levi Bautista, Assistant General Secretary for United Nations Ministry, United Methodist Church
- Dr. Ibrahim Salama, Chief, Human Rights Treaties Branch Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
- Ms. Lex Scott, Founder, Black Lives Matter, Utah
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