National Civil Rights Museum hosts panel on ways to heal from racism, police brutality as part of national series

September 06 2023

NBC Action News 5, local Memphis television station WMC-TV, aired news coverage of the National Convening Series hosted by the National Civil Rights Museum. Eric Cumberbatch, CPE's Senior Vice President of Policy and Community Engagement, participated in the panel discussion in the third event of the series titled “The Restoration: Community Healing for Solutions to Police Violence.”

The following is an excerpt from Cumberbatch's comments via NBC Action News 5:

Eric Cumberbatch with the Center for Policing Equity says it’s important for people to be at the forefront of their own futures and make the necessary changes in their communities.

“We’re at a space right now where what we want to do is really empower people to be the ones that are the leadership,” said Cumberbatch. “If we’re not the leaders of solving the issues that impact us, then they will never be resolved.”

View the clip and full coverage on the NBC Action News 5 website.