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15 Years Later: The Cincinnati Riots and the Future of the City

February 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Fifteen years ago, in response to the police shooting of Roger Owensby and Timothy Thomas, protests, social unrest and riots erupted in Over-the-Rhine. The result was a deep and comprehensive period of community reflection about the relations between the police and African American communities in Cincinnati.

Fifteen years later it is time to reflect again on how far we have come and what more we need to do as a community to ensure fair and just policing that works with communities to solve problems and addresses fundamental issues such as economic inclusion .

Join us with key leaders who were involved in shaping the Collaborative Agreement and responses from contemporary voices from the community.

The event, free and open to the public, will be held February 2, 2016.

Sponsored by The President’s Office at Xavier University.  Co-sponsored by the Ethics/Religion and Society  Program at Xavier, The Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning at Xavier, The Center for Diversity and Inclusion, at Xavier, and The Brueggeman Center for Dialogue at Xavier.




February 2, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Xavier University
3800 Victory Pkwy
Cincinnati, 45207 United States
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About IJPC

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center educates and advocates for peace, challenges unjust local, national and global systems, and promotes the creation of a nonviolent society. IJPC is supported by faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness. We address local, national and international concerns focusing on the death penalty, immigration, human trafficking and peace and nonviolence.