Free Monthly Webinars on Community Issues
The Winter Institute Community Learning Series is an ongoing webinar series from our Community & Capacity Building team. Each month, a different speaker will present on an issue concerning our community. Webinars are free and open to the public. Each session will be limited to 100 participants, and pre-registration is required.
Mining the Trust Gap: Protest and American’s Views of Police Behavior
March 18, 2021
12:00 – 1:30 pm CT
About the Session
Despite the protests this summer, there remains a race-based gap in the trust that Americans have regarding the police. This presentation will explore some of the reasons for this trust gap and discuss police procedures that might restore trust in the police for Americans of all racial backgrounds.
About the Presenter
A nationally recognized scholar in the area of policing and hate crime, Dr. Jeannine Bell is a professor at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Dr. Bell’s research is broadly interdisciplinary, touching on both political science and law, and relying on her empirical expertise. Her most recent book, Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-in Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing, shows through heartbreaking stories that “despite professions of tolerance, whites continue to patrol racial borders.”