Using Data to Fight Racism and Police Violence

Friday, May 7 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Please join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the final event in the 2020-2021 series Anti-Blackness: Difficult Dialogues, with a presentation by Samuel Sinyangwe titled, "Using Data to Fight Racism and Police Violence."


About the SpeakerSamuel Sinyangwe is a policy analyst and data scientist who co-founded Mapping Police Violence to support activists across the country to collect and use data to fight police violence and co-founded Campaign Zero to advocate for local, state, and federal policy solutions to end police violence. Samuel has been featured on MSNBC, CNN, BBC, LA Times, the Forbes 30 under 30 and The Root 100. Previously, Samuel worked at PolicyLink to support a national network of 61 Promise Neighborhoods communities to build cradle-to-career systems of support for low-income families. He grew up in Orlando, FL and graduated from Stanford University in 2012, where he studied how race and racism impact the U.S. political system.

This series is co-sponsored by UCI School of Social Sciences, UCI School of Engineering, UCI School of Humanities, UCI Donald Bren School of Information & Computing Sciences, and UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence.

Pre-registration with either a UCSB or UCI email address is required for this event. A Zoom link will be provided prior to the event for confirmed registrants. Interpretation and Captioning will be provided.