APD Forward Press Conference Following DOJ Announcement

Affiliate: ACLU of New Mexico
October 31, 2014 11:50 am

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today, the APD Forward coalition will hold a press conference at Civic Plaza at 3:00 PM following the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) announcement at 1:30. Representatives from APD Forward will respond to the anticipated announcement that the DOJ and the City of Albuquerque have reached a settlement regarding a consent decree, the court-enforceable agreement that will regulate the Albuquerque Police Department’s reform process in the upcoming years.

WHAT: APD Forward Response to DOJ Announcement

WHEN: Friday, October 31, 2014 – 3:00 PM

WHERE: Civic Plaza stage area, Albuquerque, NM

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless
  • American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico
  • Common Cause New Mexico
  • Disability Rights New Mexico
  • El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos
  • Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande
  • Equality New Mexico
  • La Mesa Presbyterian Church
  • League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico
  • National Association of Social Workers – New Mexico Chapter
  • Native American Voters Alliance
  • New Mexico Conference of Churches
  • New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Street Safe New Mexico
  • Strong Families New Mexico
  • Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico
  • YWCA of New Mexico

Individual partners:

  • Fabrizio Bertoletti – former Police Oversight Task Force member
  • Kenneth Ellis II – father of Kenneth Ellis III
  • Michael Gomez – father of Alan Gomez
  • Stephen Torres – father of Christopher Torres

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