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Indigenous Circle of Flagstaff and City of Flagstaff Invites Community to Indigenous Forum on Police and Criminal Justice

Flagstaff ArizonaFlagstaff, AZ – On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, an Indigenous Community Forum will be held at Flagstaff High School to discuss the issue of Police and Criminal Justice in Flagstaff. The entire Flagstaff community is invited to participate in critical dialogue to address this important community issue.

 

NAIPTA will offer free bus rides after 4pm if riders tell the bus driver they are going to the Indigenous Community Forum. Food will be served.

 

Indigenous Community Forum: Police and Criminal Justice

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Flagstaff High School, 400 W. Elm Avenue

 

The Indigenous Community Forum process was established to have a meaningful, positive impact in the lives of Indigenous Peoples in Flagstaff through dialog, collaboration, action, and policy for the benefit of all. In August 2016, the Flagstaff City Council directed City staff to work with the community to convene a series of forums focused on learning more about the many issues facing Indigenous People in our community.

 

Based on the input from the process, Flagstaff City Council will convene a work session to develop an action plan that is responsive to the feedback received at the Indigenous Community Forums. Based on further consultation with the community and upon conclusion of the forums, the Council will convene to discuss adoption of lasting actions that support Indigenous Peoples in Flagstaff and ultimately leading to a discussion to consider declaring Indigenous Peoples’ Day in 2017.

 

Please visit www.indigenouscircle.org for further information.

 

Previous Indigenous Forums:

Nov. 16, 2016:  Youth and Education

Nov. 30, 2016:  Homelessness

Mar. 1: Indigenous Business & Economic Development

 

Future Indigenous Forums:

Apr. 5: Police & Justice System

May 3: Environmental Justice

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