Cops N’ Kids Aim to Form Meaningful Connections between Long Island Youth of Color and Police

This article was written by Angela Palumbo and first appeared on Shades of Long Island’s web site: https://shadesoflongisland.com/2020/10/11/cops-n-kids-want-to-connect-long-island-youth-of-color-and-police/

 

Cops N’ Kids Aim to Form Meaningful Connections between Long Island Youth of Color and Police

Cops N’ Kids Long Island, a nonprofit organization located in West Babylon, Long Island, has dedicated itself to connecting youth and law enforcement through mentorship and educational programming.

On Oct. 7, they hosted the first of three virtual events titled, “Our Voices Matter”, to open up a dialogue between themselves and young people of color on their thoughts on local policing.