University of Rochester

EVENT: "The Criminal Justice System and Racial Profiling in the Rochester Community," a panel discussion

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 6 p.m., Friday, April 6, in 321 Morey Hall on the University of Rochester River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

March 30, 2001

"The Criminal Justice System and Racial Profiling in the Rochester Community" will be the subject of a panel discussion at 6 p.m. Friday, April 6, in 321 Morey Hall on the University of Rochester River Campus.

Participants are Rev. Norvel Goff, head of the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Fred Chase, head of the Rochester Civilian Review Board; and Sergeant Carlos Garcia of the Rochester Police Department.

The panelists will discuss racial and criminal justice issues on campus, in Rochester, and in the country as a whole. They will address racial profiling and police brutality and how Rochester police and organizations are approaching these issues.

A question-and-answer session will follow the discussion. The event is sponsored by UR Peace, the Frederick Douglass Institute, Amnesty International, and the Office of Minority Student Affairs. For more information, call (585) 273-2527.




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