Protesters will be showing up at the 22nd Annual Gang Violence Conference that is going to be held from July 9 to 12 at the Anaheim Marriott. The protest is set for July 11, from 8 am to 1 pm, at the Anaheim Marriott, located at 700 West Convention Way in Anaheim. The theme of the protest is “Stand up Against Police Brutality and Militarization of our Communities.”
The Conference offers classes for peace officers, public officials, and educators working in gang enforcement and gang prevention. They appear to have a major interest in invading privacy, with courses set to include: “Social Media – Mastering the Matrix;” Domestic Terrorism and the Black Liberation Front; Telephone Toll Analysis; Officer Involved Shootings; Data-Mining, Cell Phone Investigations & Identities; and Geographic Profiling.
Protest organizers include:
- Chicanos Unidos
- United Survivors of Anaheim Lean/Network
- Guerrero de la Trinidad
- Colectivo todo para el Pueblo
- Statewide Resistance to Police Brutality