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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 5/23–5/27

President Biden signs police-reform executive orders; Ben Cohen advocates for New York’s bill to end qualified immunity; civil rights activists hold a symbolic memorial for victims of state violence; and more!

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Ben Cohen Calls Out QI in the NY Daily News

Ben Cohen advocates for the bill to end qualified immunity in New York State in a recent op-ed for the NY Daily News.

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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 5/16–5/20

President Biden prepares to issue a police reform executive order; the Players Coalition pens a letter asking New York legislators to end qualified immunity; the ACLU of Vermont reinforces its commitment to police accountability; and more!

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The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain Screening Highlights Need to End QI in NY

A VIP screening of the acclaimed film The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain honored New York families impacted by government violence and called on Albany lawmakers to end qualified immunity in the state.

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Kesha Ram-Hinsdale, Ben and Jerry, and Others Hold Press Conference to End QI in VT

On March 2, a group of Vermont lawmakers and activists—including Sen. Kesha Ram-Hinsdale and Ben and Jerry—held a press conference in Burlington to draw attention to the necessity of abolishing qualified immunity in the Green Mountain State.

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Becca Balint, Ben and Jerry, and More Host Virtual Event to End QI in VT

Vermont State President Pro Tem Becca Balint, Ben and Jerry, and other public safety advocates hosted a virtual event showing support for Senate bill S.254. The event, Justice for All, focused on creating justice and safety for all Vermonters with the passage of the bill.

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CTEQI Year-End Review

CTEQI’s year-end review recaps 10 key milestones and victories in our fight to advance racial justice, strengthen public safety, and protect civil rights.

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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 12/13–12/17

Anquan Boldin fights for public safety; Vermont legislators plan policy to end qualified immunity; the New York City Council authorizes investigations into police misconduct; and more!

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Vermont Policymakers Prepare to End QI

Backed by a broad, politically diverse coalition and strong public support, proposed legislation would end qualified immunity for bad cops in Vermont.

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Ben and Jerry Pen Op-Ed for USA Today

Ben and Jerry pen an op-ed for USA Today. In their piece, the duo addresses our nation’s public safety crisis. Furthermore, they speak about how white people can tackle systemic racism in law enforcement.