A judiciary subcommittee holds hearing on qualified immunity; New York’s Legal Aid Society releases report on discriminatory policing; a University of Maryland task force recommends public safety improvements; and more!
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.
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.
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.
Although federal efforts to repeal qualified immunity have failed, police reform advocates possess a new strategy: targeting individual states. One of these states is New York.
SB 2 passes in California. As the Los Angeles Times reports, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed SB 2. In addition, he signed other police reform provisions. This is a huge win in the fight to end qualified immunity.
Philando Castile’s mother wants to end qualified immunity (QI). Tuesday, July 5, was the fifth anniversary of Philando Castile’s death. His mother, Valerie, calls for justice in her son’s memory.
On June 15, Jerry Greenfield went on Cheddar News to discuss qualified immunity (QI). The co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream and co-chair of the Campaign to End Qualified Immunity (CTEQI) spoke with host Baker Machado about police reform.
Recently, Ben and Jerry discussed qualified immunity (QI) on MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber. On the program, host Ari Melber remarks how Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield do work that “supports their views on justice and equality.”
Ben and Jerry speak to CNN about ending qualified immunity (QI). As CNN anchor Victor Blackwell notes, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are “not new to social justice campaigns.”