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Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Dr. Aquil Basheer

February 27 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM


Dr. Aquil Basheer is the founder and executive director of the Brotherhood Unified for Independent Leadership through Discipline (BUILD) program. He is an expert on violence intermediation, public safety and hardcore gang intervention.

Join us on Tuesday, February 27th as we explore his book, “Peace In the Hood: Working with Gang Members to End the Violence,” and get insight into the challenges faced by communities affected by violence. During this event, Dr. Basheer will delve into the motivations behind his work, drawing from his extensive experience working with gang members and implementing effective strategies for positive change. This event is presented by the USC Price Safe Communities Institute and the Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs.

This exclusive event promises a unique opportunity to engage with Dr. Basheer’s expertise and wisdom. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Reserve your seat now and be a part of this enriching dialogue on shaping the future of public safety.



February 27
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM


Safe Communities Institute


Student Union
3601 Trousdale Parkway Student Union(STU) 100
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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