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Progressive Club to hold monthly meeting

By Staff | Jul 2, 2020

PHOTO PROVIDED Dr. Lorie Fridell

The Progressive Club of the Islands will hold its virtual monthly meeting on July 9 at 4 p.m.

The guest speaker is Dr. Lorie Fridell, chief executive officer and executive-level instructor with Fair and Impartial Policing’s National Training Team. She will provide insight on implicit bias awareness training for law enforcement in North America. Her presentation will address issues of impartial policing work, implicit bias and what attendees can do to help.

Fridell is an American criminologist known for more than 30 years for research on police, especially regarding racial profiling. She is a professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of South Florida, where she has taught since 2005. Previously, Fridell was the research director at the Police Executive Research Forum.

Along with her USF colleague Wesley Jennings, Fridell is the co-editor-in-chief of “Policing: an International Journal of Police Strategies & Management.” Her work has been featured in the New York Times, PBS Hour, CBS Sunday Morning, Harvard Business Review and other media outlets.

To attend the meeting, email pcisancap@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link or watch live at www.facebook.com/pcisancap.

Annual dues for the Progressive Club are $30 for an individual or $60 for a couple. To renew a membership or join, mail a check payable to PCI to: PCI, P.O. Box 898, Sanibel, FL 33957.

For more information, contact 410-336-2612 or pcisancap@gmail.com.