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Solidarity and Support: A Dinner to Benefit Benny and Nina Warr

May 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Suggested Donation (more if you can, less if you can’t): $20

The community is invited to a spaghetti dinner to offer solidarity, support, and community love for a family that has endured the injustice and pain of police brutality for over six years.

The Menu:
Spaghetti
Marinara Sauce
Mary Adams’ famous Sausage Casserole (yes, real sausage)
Salad
Bread
Dessert

Feel free to bring a dish to share (include ingredients) or a non-alcoholic drink to pass

Have a talent or offering you’d like to present/perform for the Warrs? Let us know. Send an email to Ted at Knight0440@yahoo.com.

Benny and Nina will address those gathered as well. ♥

About what happened to Benny:
A little more than 6 years ago on May 1, Benny Warr was pepper sprayed, dumped out of his motorized wheelchair, and was punched, kicked, and kneed by Rochester Police Department officers Ferrigno, Liberatore, and Stewart. He was told to move on as the officers were clearing the block. When he refused and told them that he was waiting for the bus, they attacked him.

Five and half years later a jury finally heard his civil suit and sided with the officers’ story giving Benny just $1 in nominal damages. The judge is considering motions to reverse the verdict.

Over the last six years, Benny’s quality of life has deteriorated. The pain he feels in his body has gotten progressively worse. He suffers from PTSD. He is unable to use his prosthesis to get around. All this caused because of police violence.

Please come out showing support and solidarity with Benny and Nina.

Enough is enough!

There is a GoFundMe with more information here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/justice-for-benny-warr

Details

Date:
May 25
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Organizer

Enough is Enough
Website:
http://enoughisenough.rocus.org/

Venue

Flying Squirrel
285 Clarissa St
Rochester, NY 14608 United States
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Website:
http://thesquirrel.org/