The event, titled Beyond the police state: a conversation with Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard, will take place on March 12.
Cole, the author of The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power, has spent the last 10 years reporting and commentating on politics and social justice.
Maynard has a long history of activism toward the abolition of policing, prisons, and borders, and her writing on criminalization, gender, and anti-Black racism is taught widely in universities across North America. She is the author of Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present.
The program, copresented by UBC Okanagan, runs from 2:30 to 4 pm Pacific time, and you can register here.