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Oakland Voices Tonight: Cat Brooks on Race, Policing, and COVID
June 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDTFree
Join Oakland Voices for a conversation about COVID-19, policing, and inequality in Oakland. This weeks’ guest is Cat Brooks, executive director of Justice Teams Network and co-founder of the Anti Police-Terror Project. Rasheed Shabazz of Oakland Voices hosts.
Cat Brooks is KPFA co-host of UpFront and a long-time performer, organizer, and activist. She played a central role in the struggle for justice for Oscar Grant, and spent the last decade working with impacted communities and families to rapidly respond to police violence and radically transform the ways our communities are policed and incarcerated. She is the co-founder of the Anti Police-Terror Project (APTP) and the Executive Director of The Justice Teams Network. Cat was also a mayoral candidate in Oakland’s 2018 election, facing incumbent Libby Schaaf.