The purpose of the meetings were to provide residents the opportunity to speak or submit written comments on improving the accountability, oversight and training of Chicago’s police officers.
We sent a number of people to this first meeting, held at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church JLM Life Center at 2622 W. Jackson Boulevard:
Three text documenters: see their notes here
Two videographers (Community TV Network, video here)
One photographer (Daniel X. O’Neil, images here, download them all here in hi res.
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How we do it
Here’s a look into our documentation process.
CTVN mentor films the speakers:
While an apprentice gets the wide shot:
Our documenters filled in a back row:
And one also filled out a few comment cards that were read by the moderator.