OUR SPEAKERS AND PROGRAMS
Now Offering Virtual Programs.
The speakers associated with BWMP LLC provide more than just information and education, but an opportunity to engage and have authentic conversations. We work with law enforcement, communities, college and university campuses, or a combination of all three.
Our speakers are ready to engage your community around the topics of race, ability, and law enforcement. They bring with them a diversity of experiences and stories that are meant to challenge perspectives and promote civil discourse.
Whether a speaking engagement or a panel discussion, we want to meet your organization’s needs by helping enhance the conversation on race, ability inclusion, and/or law enforcement. Take a moment to look at our speakers’ bios and the topics they speak on, and consult with us to choose an option that best fits your needs.
Our programs are all-inclusive and includes
a press release
community pre-engagement page
For Virtual Program.
Private password-protected space on the Strategies For Justice website
Speaker(s) and moderator provided
Moderated Q&A and participant engagement
All you have to do is share the link and the password to your audience.
Some of our programs also include film screening licenses.
Contact our coordinator of programs and services if you have any questions. ()
BLACK LIVES INSIDE OF BLUE LIVES
- college and university discussions
- police and public safety training and professional development
Hold an open engagement with your community and law enforcement.
This moderated panel features speakers with a law enforcement background who are willing and able to engage in the topic of serving and protecting all communities in light of the #BlackLivesMatter and #BlueLivesMatter movements. This panel provides space for honest and open dialogue around the topic of race and law enforcement.
THE BATTLE WITH MOSES' PEOPLE
A historical spoken word that address the question, "What happens when *BlackLivesMatters meets #BlueLivesMatters
Terry Watson is the descendant of the first African American police officers in New York City, Moses P. Cobb and Samuel J. Battle. Although other African American men were hired in New York as patrolman, Cobb and Battle were known for breaking the racial barrier. This historical descriptive narration allows for a deeper exploration of the two movements of today #BlackLivesMatter and #BlueLivesMatter.
Come listen to the story of Moses people and their battles.
The Narrative of Monica Blake
Surviving Violence is an empowering story of strength, resiliency, and building strategies for finding one's voice after experiencing a sexual assault. This program will bring to light the complexities of what happens when the #MeToo movement breaks the blue code of silence.
FROM OFFICER TO ACTVIST
The Narrative of Cariol Horne
From Officer to Activist captures the story of Ms. Cariol Horne, who was fired without pension by the Buffalo Police department for stopping the choking of a hand-cuff African American male by a fellow police officer. Her-Story of strength, compassion, and fight for justice engages an audience on the fallout of breaking the blue code.
It was inspiring, informative and put our movement on the map.
Adam Fryer, The Peoples Peaceful Protest in Geneva NY