017, Walker Art Center gallows-inspired ‘Scaffold’ sculpture with Rochelle Roybal. Law Enforcement Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training with Jenna Erickson. Monkeys & Alligator Bait…the true meaning of a toddler play song.

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Rochelle Roybal joins us to discuss Sam Durant’s controversial sculpture “Scaffold” at The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN, which will be dismantled according The Walker Art Center director.

A Statement from Sam Durant: http://blogs.walkerart.org/centerpoints/2017/05/29/a-statement-from-sam-durant/

Audio is played from a Kare11 story “Walker to dismantle gallows-inspired ‘Scaffold’ sculpture” Listen at: http://www.kare11.com/news/walker-to-dismantle-gallows-inspired-scaffold-sculpture/443589569

Monkeys & Alligator Bait: https://youtu.be/Dy1Fi9M9FTo

Jenna Erickson, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) volunteer “In Our Own Voice” presenter shares some of her experiences of telling her personal mental illness recovery story to police officers in Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training.

BCA: Teen shot by Crystal police aimed ‘hand-gun style airsoft gun’ at officers
Friends say he had been acting erratically, and just “really needed help.”
Link 1: http://www.startribune.com/man-shot-by-crystal-police-was-mentally-ill-holding-toy-gun-mom-says/424366043/
Link 2: http://www.startribune.com/search/?q=khaleel

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Recorded 05/30/2017

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