The Mueller Report – Analysis with Malcolm Nance

US intelligence analyst with NBC/MSNBC Malcolm Nance broke his silence on the Mueller Report findings during a conversation with SCI Director Dr. Erroll Southers. The experts discussed key findings in the report and offered predictions on the future of the Trump presidency, implications for the intelligence community, and more. Click here to watch the discussion.

Distinguished Speaker Series – Douglas Laux

On April 10, 2019, the Safe Communities Institute hosted former CIA operations officer Douglas Laux to discuss his intelligence work in the Middle East and his book, Left of Boom: How A Young CIA Case Officer Penetrated The Taliban and Al-Qaeda. Click here to watch the full presentation.

USC National Safe Schools Digital Summit

On October 24, 2018, the University of Southern California presented the inaugural National Safe Schools Digital Summit. The nationally live-streamed event presented three panel discussions, as well as remarks from leaders in school violence prevention. Click here to watch the Summit’s recorded panel discussions.

Rancho Mirage Writers Festival: Post-9/11 Homegrown Violent Extremism

SCI Director Dr. Erroll Southers spoke at the 2019 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival, hosted by SCI donors Jamie Kabler and Helene Galen, who is a member of the USC Board of Trustees. Dr. Southers shared information on how violent extremists exploit vulnerabilities in their communities and offered approaches to put security theory into practice. Click here to watch the full presentation.

Distinguished Speaker Series – Malcolm Nance

On August 7, 2018, the Safe Communities Institute hosted intelligence and counterterrorism expert Malcolm Nance to explore his New York Times bestseller, The Plot to Destroy Democracy: How Putin and His Spies Are Undermining America and Dismantling the West. Click here to watch the full program.

Black Identity Extremism (BIE) Forum

On February 2, 2018, Congresswoman Karen Bass joined the Safe Communities Institute for an open discussion about an FBI document she is concerned will lead to police violence against young black activists due to the Bureau’s “Black Identity Extremism” designation. Click here to watch the full program.

SCI Summit: Global Solutions in the Age of ​Homegrown Violent Extremism

On November 14, 2017, the Safe Communities Institute hosted a summit on extremism, convening counterterrorism experts, local and international city stakeholders, and nonprofit leaders to develop a more informed and engaged community. Click here to watch the summit panel discussions and keynote addresses.

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