MONDAY 16 SEPTEMBER
AUCKLAND TOWN HALL
Learn the lessons from the frontline of the Black Lives Matter movement, hear their stories, unify for change. Join us and rally for change.
organiser, author of The Prisoner's Wife and When they Call you a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir (USA)
Executive Director, Break the Chains (USA)
Black Lives Matter Co-founder, artist (USA)
Associate Professor, Director of Maori and Pacific Advancement AUT
Auckland criminal defence lawyer and youth advocate
Former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Former Administrator of UNDP
MC. Radio and TV broadcaster
+ MORE LOCAL JUSTICE ADVOCATES TO BE ANNOUNCED
asha is the founding director of Just Media, a new platform serving the broader criminal justice reform movement in the US. An award-winning journalist, asha is also a New York Times best-selling author of six works including The Prisoner’s Wife and When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir.
Deborah leads Break the Chains, an organisation working to empower those communities most impacted by punitive drug policies to advocate for an end to the failed "war on drugs". She previously held a senior position with the Drug Policy Alliance and was a practicing lawyer.
Patrisse is a co-founder of Black Lives Matter and founder of Dignity and Power Now from Los Angeles. She is a performance artist, popular public speaker, and a New York Times bestselling co-author of When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. Among her many awards for activism and movement building, Patrisse was named by the Los Angeles Times as a Civil Rights Leader for the 21st Century.