Rashidah at Forum on police community relations
On February 22nd, Rashidah was invited to participate in a forum on police community relations hosted by the Oakland Black Officer's Association, Children's Defense Fund, and the Brotherhood of Elders Network, convened by David Muhammad and attended by many prominent civic leaders.
The discussion ranged from topics like Cease Fire to community policing and recruitment and retention. Many speakers related their own personal experiences growing up in Oakland with the police and the problem of perception about police in many flatland neighborhoods.
Rashidah was invited to comment on the issues surrounding the Negotiated Settlement Agreement and police accountability, in general. Here are some clips of her remarks: