Award-Winning Black Attorney Hosts Youth Workshop
Nationwide — On October 6, 2018, Attorney Zulu Ali, founder and director of the Stop and Frisk Academy, and the Stop and Frisk Academy staff, collaborated with local officials to conduct Youth and Adult Workshop on How to Navigate Police Encounters and the Criminal Court System.
The workshop included physical demonstrations, lectures, and training sessions focusing on how to deal with police encounters and the criminal court process with a focus on decreasing negative police encounters. The Workshop was conducted by Stop and Frisk Academy faculty Attorney Zulu Ali, Principal Attorney of the Law Offices of Zulu Ali; Michael Clark, director and youth counselor of Motivateum Mentors; Dr. Aquil Basheer, community and human rights activists of PCITI; Yousef Barber, community activist and financial advisor; and Rosa Nunez, Producer of Justice Watch with Attorney Zulu Ali on NBC Radio affiliate KCAA radio.
Guest instructors included Senior Deputy District Attorney Michael Carney of the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office; Police Lieutenant Val Graham of the Riverside City Police Department; and Criminal Defense Attorney Darryl Exum of the Law Offices of Darryl Exum in Riverside, California.
For the past three years, the Stop and Frisk Academy has conducted youth workshops teaching minority and at-risk children on how to deal with police encounters and the criminal court system with a focus on reducing police and criminal court abuse; as well as providing guidance, motivation, and mentorship. The Stop and Frisk Academy does not solicit or accept public donations, provides all workshops and services to the public at no cost, and all staff and instructors are unpaid volunteers.
Rosa Nunez, Producer
Justice Watch Radio