Reform group to gather at county courthouse to honor families impacted by police violence

Editor’s note: This press release was provided by the the Westchester Coalition for Police Reform.

July 1, 2020 – White Plains, NY – On Friday, July 10th at 6PM, please join the Westchester Coalition for Police Reform at the Westchester County Courthouse to honor the lives impacted by police violence and to bring awareness to the need for police reform. Led by Kenneth Chamberlain Jr., impacted families will come together to share their experiences for an evening of communal solidarity.  The event, emceed by Sunitha Malieckal of the Westchester Coalition for Police Reform, will feature speakers from the community consisting of leaders, advocates, and political officials committed to social justice, action, and reform.  As voiced by Mr. Chamberlain Jr., “We will not rest until every human being is afforded true safety in every corner of Westchester County.”  In this time, let us gather, let us listen, so we may “plan, strategize, organize and mobilize” to build a better community together.


  • Sorraya Sampson, President & CEO, Urban League of Westchester County, Inc.
  • Nada Khader, Executive Director, WESPAC Foundation
  • Damon Jones, New York Representative, Blacks in Law Enforcement of America
  • Mayo Bartlett, Civil Rights Attorney
  • Cynthia Turnquest Jones, Delta Sigma Theta Westchester Alumnae Chapter
  • Mondaire Jones, Candidate for US Congress (CD-17)
  • Mimi Rocah, Candidate for Westchester County District Attorney
  • Patrick Schelle, ARA
  • William Wagstaff Civil Rights Attorney
  • Jeffery Deskovic, Deskovic Foundation
  • Nate Graves, Youth Activist

Event Co-sponsors

  • Westchester Coalition for Police Reform
  • Westchester Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute for Nonviolence
  • New York Civil Liberties Union – Lower Hudson Valley Chapter
  • WESPAC Foundation
  • Westchester Blacks in Law Enforcement of America
  • AntiRacist Alliance
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Westchester Alumnae Chapter
  • Ethical Culture Society of Westchester
  • VOCAL-NY Westchester Chapter
  • Black Westchester Magazine
  • Westchester Black Political Conference
  • Urban League of Westchester County, Inc.
  • Indivisible White Plains
  • Indivisible Westchester
  • Indivisible New Rochelle
  • Tha B.U.M.P. The Brown Urban Mother Partnership
  • Progressive Women of Pelham
  • Progressive Women of NY
  • Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus
  • Kappa Alpha PSI – New Rochelle – White Plains Alumni Chapter

The Westchester Coalition for Police Reform is dedicated to improved police-community relations, police transparency, accountability, and independent oversight of law enforcement.