When do our sons get justice?

Why is it an indictment can come down in less than 48 hours when police shoot one of their own, but civilian families of police violence are waiting months and years for justice? The Coalition Against Police Crimes and Repression held a press conference to stand with Toni Taylor and Gina Torres, mothers of Cary Ball, Jr. and Isaiah Hammett, who were murdered by police. Read OBS’ statement delivered by Malik Sims.

Getting Organized in 2019

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This workshop for organizers (or not!) who want to have more time and energy to participate in community organizations and issues. There will be two repeating workshops facilitated by veteran organizer Jamala Rogers. One workshop will be Friday, January 18 from 10:00-11:30 am, at the OBS office, 5261 Delmar, Suite 301. The second will be Saturday, January 19 from 10-11:30 am, at the Rowan Center-1401 Rowan Avenue. The workshop is free and open to the public. Space is limited so you must register at contactus@obs-stl.org by simple putting “I’m Getting Organized!” in the Subject Line.


Alder Kennedy’s Bill Intros

Outgoing 18th Ward Alder Terry Kennedy will introduce important bills on Friday, January 11 at 10 am. We need to show our support for 1) legislation to update the Civilian Oversight Board; 2) curb police Surveillance of citizens; and 3) a Racial Equity bill. See you Friday at St. Louis City Hall.