Access to data about policing has become the subject of increased advocacy and police misconduct data has become increasingly available in the United States, leading to a growing cottage industry that has arisen around collecting, analyzing, and publicizing information about policing.
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WITNESS is excited to release our newest resource for supporting immigrant rights: “Video as Evidence: U.S. Immigration”. This in-depth guide is for both immigration attorneys and community members looking to utilize eyewitness video as evidence in legal cases.
18 May Announcing The People’s Database for Community-based Police Accountability: A Berkeley Copwatch + WITNESS initiativeNews and Events |
WITNESS and Berkeley Copwatch are excited to announce the release of a new set of tools and guidance to support community-based police accountability groups in collecting, organizing and storing documentation of police encounters.
Our Legal Video Advocacy Project offers trainings, resources and partnerships with advocates, lawyers and incarcerated individuals to use video to help reduce client sentences, and advocate for decarceration through clemency and parole.
Join us for a workshop on Wednesday, April 24 from 12pm-2pm offering practical guidance on using video to advocate for human rights and justice.
The report tracks how WITNESS is collaborating with affected communities, legal advocacy organizations and media outlets to track cases of enforcement abuse by ICE. It also highlights our direct training of communities to use their own media tools to document wrongdoing.
Join us on October 15 for a conversation with journalists and activists about the impact of increased media coverage of immigration enforcement on communities across the U.S. and how to amplify the stories of immigrants.
Our project investigates how video and open source data gathered by local groups can help corroborate incidents of abuse and help communities tell their own stories.
Come support WITNESS and our work with human rights activists across the U.S. using video to share important stories and create change.