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California State University Long Beach invites students and staff to participate in the “debrief” program of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, where “counseling and psychological services staff will be present.”

“Join us for a convenient conversation to understand the verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse lawsuit. This discussion is hosted by the Department of Student Affairs and is open to all CSULB students, staff, and faculty,” reads the event flyer.

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“**Consulting and psychological service staff will be present,” notes the flyer.

The event was held in a virtual setting last Monday, and school spokesman Jim Milbury described the stage as “unstructured” in a comment to T.that college fix, It was hosted by the team members of Student Affairs Division of the school.

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“When there are high-profile events and issues in the public discourse, it is not uncommon for our university to provide space for our campus community to discuss those topics,” Milbury said.

Milbury did not immediately respond to Granthshala News’ request for additional comment on the incident Tuesday morning.

Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted He faced all five charges this month, including first-degree murder related to the shooting and killing of two people in Kenosha last year and the wounding of another.

His lawyers argued that he was acting in self-defense during the second night of civil unrest that resulted in the shooting of Jacob Blake, a black man, by police in August 2020.

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Following the acquittal, there were some protests in cities such as New York and the Bay Area of ​​California, while college campuses held events similar to the debriefs of California State University Long Beach.

Kyle Rittenhouse pours out the number of jurors out of a glass during his trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse.  (Photo by Shawn Krajasic-Pool/Getty Images)

at Fitchburg State University Massachusetts The verdict hosted several “processing” spaces separated by race. In the school announcement, it was also erroneously stated that Jacob Blake had been killed. Blake is alive and paralyzed from the waist down.

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“The Center for Diversity and Inclusion is making space for our community to process the ‘not guilty’ on all accounts decision in the Kenosha, Wisconsin case, where Illinois native Kyle Rittenhouse protested the wrongful death of Jacob Blake. Kyle was acquitted of all charges in the case after moving to Wisconsin with an automatic rifle in 2020,” the announcement read.

Kyle Rittenhouse talks about how Gage Grosskretz holds his gun when Rittenhouse is shot while testifying during his trial at Kenosha County Courthouse on August 25, 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, November 10, 2021 was given.

While New York University dean Neil Guterman, as reported by College Fix, said in a statement that school staff and students “stand in solidarity with those protesting racial injustice, and on the outcome of Kyle Rittenhouse’s lawsuit.” share the pain.”

He also invited students to call the hotline in case they needed to speak to a counselor.

“I am thinking of you all as we process this latest injustice and reiterate our commitment to advancing social justice and racial equality,” Guterman wrote.