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BJ Council & You & Five-O in the news

Why Should I Comply? with BJ Council

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PR REQUESTS

Rada Mills with Burt & Brewington

Please send any interview requests or press inquiries to Rada at rada@burtandbrewington.com

in the news

Interview with Deborah Holt Noel of WUNC-TV on the Black Issues Forum

Interview with Sonya Williams Harris of Fox 50/WRAL for Tar Heel Talk

DEI, Allyship, justice, reform,

speaking topics

  • Comply Then Complain - Teach people how to safely interact with the law enforcement (comply) so they can get home, and then know how to file a complaint later

  • Police Reform/Community Policing

  • Police Accountability

  • Community Advocacy

  • Defund the Police - What does it actually look like & how would it affect the community

  • Podcast, Entrepreneur

  • Mental Health

  • Black Cop

  • Unique, Dual Perspective - Viewing the Black community through the lens of an officer and as a member of the community

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Training - why we need representation within the police department; how a diverse department can be instrumental in building and/or repairing the relationship with the community

  • Relationships - Member of the Gay community, 30+ years in a bi-racial relationship

  • Personal & Professional Integrity

  • COVID - adjusting to virtual presentations during pandemic; continuing to book presentations despite the hardships of 2020

  • Navigating tough relationships within the Police Department

  • Justice-Served Organizations

"Get Home" - Mini-Documentary about YFO

Film by Zhanel Fogg and Bruna Bandoni; Part of the Center for Documentary Studies Courses Documentary Video Intensive, Summer 2019

speaking highlights

  • Boss Locks Podcast Interview (Dec. 2020)

  • Wayne County Gov. Virtual Town Hall (Aug. 2020)

  • Alliance Health Community Meeting (Aug. 2020)

  • One Blood Movement Of Unity Interview (July 2020)

  • Orange Recycling Services Presentation with Alliance Health (June 2020)

  • Lenoir County NAACP (Aug. 2019)

  • Boys & Girls Club of Kinston, NC (Aug. 2019)

  • Junior Leadership Durham (Oct. 2015, Oct. 2017, Jan. 2019)

  • Orange Correctional Center with Coastal Horizons as part of their pre-release courses (Sept. 2018)

  • Police Brutality Healing Forum, hosted by The Ripple Action Group (June 2018)

  • Department of Corrections, the Division of Corrections Enterprise. Presented at two locations: Apex Warehouse for male inmates and the Tag & Copy facility in Raleigh for female inmates (May 2018)

  • North Carolina Central University, Student Group Straight Talk (April & Sept. 2018)

  • Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) National Summit (April 2017)

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Our workshops are available virtually and in-person. The content of the presentation is appropriate for youth, adults, non-profits, neighborhood organizations, and corporations. Our workshops average 90 minutes, but can also be half or full days; we are flexible to meet the needs of our clients.