Residuum: What Really Happened at the Fatal Police Stop That Took Her Fiance
by Center for Community Change | June 18, 2018 7:00 am
Eyewitness Amber Bustillos challenges Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s official narrative of the Junior Lopez police homicide.
Unarmed & Black: Keith Childress, Jr. remembered, and the growing list of loved ones left behind after police violence
Center for Community Change May 29, 2018 4:00 am
Family, friends and supporters of police violence victim Keith Childress, Jr. demand justice for his murder. His mother, Jacqueline Lawrence, lives in Phoenix, Arizona, which makes advocating for her son difficult, but she has started to meet other families impacted by police violence.
Center for Community Change April 11, 2018 7:43 am
Despite the mainstream media attention excessive-use-of-force cases has received over the last several years, family and community voices are not uplifted and often overlooked, while the police department’s story is always the official narrative in a fatality involving themselves. Residuum is a vignette series highlighting the aftermath of police killings through the experiences of the victims’ families.
Center for Community Change March 7, 2018 7:00 am
trigger warning: death, gun violence This year, February 14th fell on both Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday. The scene here in Las Vegas showed people in the streets with ashes…
Center for Community Change March 6, 2018 1:57 pm
This letter to the editor originally published in the Las Vegas Sun. This year, Feb. 14 was both Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday. There were people in Las Vegas with…
Community Change Action February 9, 2018 7:00 am
The Center for Community Change, in its work with the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), has been standing steadfast against attacks against our family and friends. Even in the face of Trump’s non-stop barrage of hateful immigration policies, FIRM and its members did not hide in the shadows. FIRM members showed up countless times this year at rallies, at Congressional offices, held hunger strikes and never let their voices be silenced. And we are determined to continue to push forward in the year ahead.