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Hands Up United Press Conference

  • Ferguson City Hall 110 Church St Ferguson, MO, 63135 United States (map)

Ferguson Community Activists Hold Press Conference to Respond to Program Changes Proposed by City Council

Ferguson, MO — Activists from the Ferguson community and surrounding counties will stage a press conference this afternoon at 1:30pm (CT) outside the Ferguson City Hall (110 Church St Ferguson, MO 63135).  The activists will be issuing a detailed response to significant program changes proposed in an announcement made by the Ferguson City Council last night.  A press release detailing the City Council announcement is attached below the fold. 

Speakers at today’s press conference will include: 

  • Qiana Williams: Activist with MORE's bench warrant campaign, lives in Jennings and has extensive history with warrants/fines
  • Jeanina Jenkins: Speaking for Hands Up United as someone who has been out on the streets, part of Show Me 15
  • Dhoruba Shakur: Organizer with HandsUpUnited.org
  • Michael McPhearson: Speaking for Don't Shoot coalition on Civilian Review Boards
  • Brendan Roediger: Professor of Law at Saint Louis University Law School
Earlier Event: September 7
Stand Up Sunday
Later Event: September 10
Public Safety Hearing