Next We Charge Genocide Trainings:
More coming in January…
To Organize. To Transform. To End Police Violence.
We Charge Genocide is a grassroots, inter-generational effort to center the voices and experiences of the young people most targeted by police violence in Chicago. The initiative is entirely volunteer-run. We are Chicago residents concerned that the epidemic of police violence continues uninterrupted in our city. Go to Pressroom.
Reparations for Survivors of Police Torture.
On October 16, 2013, a Reparations Ordinance for Chicago Police Torture Survivors was introduced in Chicago’s City Council. It has already garnered the support of 26 alderpeople and we need to pass it ASAP!! This Tuesday, December 16th, there is an important action in Chicago to raise visibility and also put pressure on Mayor Emmanuel to support this ordinance #RahmRepNow
Summary of WCG trip to Geneva, Switzerland to present at UNCAT proceedings and the impact of the trip, including links to videos and transcripts.
As promoters of copwatching, we recognize that it is absolutely fundamental that civilians be the ones holding the cameras. When police control the cameras, those cameras are at the service of police violence.
Press Release: Chicago Police Violence Against Black and Latino Youth Called Out by United Nations Committee Against Torture
After report and testimony from Chicago's We Charge Genocide, UNCAT "particularly concerned" over CPD profiling, harassment and excessive force. - On Friday, 11/28, the United Nations Committee Against Torture (UNCAT) issued Concluding Observations after holding their 53rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland earlier this month, during which the U.S. was under review.