Tag: ben & jerry

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 4/18–4/22

The nation demands justice for Patrick Lyoya; activists and law enforcement officials come together to help end qualified immunity in New York; rogue cops stop an 8-year-old boy over stolen chips; and more!

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 2/28–3/4

President Biden addresses police accountability during State of the Union; Ben and Jerry host a press conference for public safety in Vermont; NAACP attorneys condemn the “deepest failures” of qualified immunity; and more!


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.

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 2/8–2/11

The Innocence Project discusses how they helped to eliminate qualified immunity in New Mexico; Ben and Jerry host a virtual event to support Vermont’s public safety bill; Chicago’s Office of Police Accountability investigates the humanitarian crisis in prisons; and more!


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.


Porsha Williams: End QI

Porsha Williams wants to end qualified immunity (QI). On April 9, the popular television personality spoke with Ben and Jerry about the Campaign to End Qualified Immunity (CTEQI). The discussion, which took place on Instagram Live, garnered praise for Porsha, dishes the Celebrity Insider.


Ben & Jerry on CBS

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield recently appeared on CBS News to air their thoughts on QI. The ice cream innovators and CTEQI co-chairs talk about our campaign, police accountability, and the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.


No More QI in NM

In a key victory for police accountability, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed HB 4 into law on April 7.


Ben & Jerry on Axios Podcast

Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield recently came on the Axios Re:Cap podcast. On the show, they tackle a number of topics with host Dab Primack. The conversation includes discussions on ice cream, corporate activism, and the Campaign to End Qualified Immunity (CTEQI).