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Dear BCCLA Supporter,

Don't forget to RSVP for our upcoming webinar in collaboration with Amnesty International—“Predict and Surveil: Racism in Policing & Surveillance Tech”, a timely event on anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism, surveillance, and criminalization through the rise of invasive digital technologies.

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Time: 11 AM-1 PM PST (2 PM-4 PM EST)

Where: The event will be livestreamed on YouTube. You can RSVP below if you wish to receive the livestream link directly into your inbox.

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ASL Interpretation: Confirmed.

Police and security agencies in Canada have long subjected Indigenous, Black, and Muslim communities as well as activist groups to illegal surveillance. Algorithmic policing and technological surveillance by law enforcement and spy agencies have rapidly—and quietly—expanded in Canada. These practices threaten privacy and civil liberties, encode patterns of inequality, and solidify colonial structures.

Join us for a chance to hear from academic, community, and legal experts on how new forms of technological surveillance... and criminalization impact over-policed communities by reconfiguring state and social power.

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Speakers include Dr. Chris Gilliard (Shorenstein Centre Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School), Molly Wickham (Gitdimt’en Clan spokesperson of the Wet’suwet’en nation), Kate Robertson (Criminal Defence Lawyer and Citizen Lab Research Fellow), and Dr. Jeffrey Monaghan (co-author of Policing Indigenous Movements: Dissent and the Security State).

The event will be moderated by Daniella Barreto, Digital Activism Coordinator at Amnesty International Canada. Learn more about our amazing speakers and moderator here.

We acknowledge that this event will feature speakers and attendees situated on various Indigenous lands and will be inviting everyone to acknowledge the territory from which they join during the event.

We hope to see you there.

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Best,

Amy Gill (she/her/hers)

Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator

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