Quick Tips for Leaders facing Imminent Protests

Six days into 2021, we witnessed an insurrection at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Now major metropolitan cities and state capitals are bracing for protests—potentially armed protests.

In light of the potential for escalated tension in communities across the country, we wanted to distribute three short videos for community leaders who might be preparing for looming protests:

“Ideas for Community Leaders” with RaShall Brackney, Chief of Police, Charlottesville, Virginia; Thomas Battles, Lead Mediator, DCP’s Bridge Initiative @ Moritz; former Regional Director, Community Relations Service; and, Ron Wakabayashi, Mediator, DCP’s Bridge Initiative @ Moritz; former Regional Director, Community Relations Service. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRdlPkyvsG0&t=7s.

“Ideas for Campus Leaders” with Nancy Rogers, former Dean and former Ohio Attorney General; and Noel March, Director Maine Community Policing Institute, University of Maine at Augusta; former U.S. Marshal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNxbTWSkFkw&t=4s.

“Ideas for Bar Leaders” with Carl Smallwood, DCP co-director, and former bar president.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S14xmm8XPVw&t=3s.