Watching the Watchers: Strategies to Resist Police was held Saturday, January 24th in downtown Chicago. This conference built on Chicago’s long history of organizing against police torture and violence. The purpose was to further popular education and to encourage more […]
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.
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On Sunday, February 1st, a Freedom Ride caravan will travel from Chicago to Calumet City to rally, march, and hold a vigil to honor Stephon Watts and support his family. Stephon was a 15-year-old with autism who was killed in his home by the police three years ago.
Recorded LIVE on Saturday, January 24th at 11:00am Central For more details on the conference, click here Our Keynote Speaker is Ejeris Dixon. The title of her talk is “Practicing Liberation.” Ejeris Dixon is an organizer and political strategist with 15 years […]
While we're relieved the law recognizes our constitutional First Amendment right to record the police in public, we also know police can find a reason to arrest someone regardless of a constitutional protection. Police have many other highly discretionary and vague charges available to them and this bill expands their tools to do so.
We Charge Genocide is excited to sponsor Watching the Watchers: Strategies to Resist Police Violence, a conference happening Saturday January 24th in Chicago. A few workshops we are excited about with links to more information about that topic if you want to dig in.
“When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights, are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.” -Martin Luther King, Beyond Vietnam 1967 speech Join us Thursday […]