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I’m Not Just A Number | Prison Reform Advocacy in Action

October 14, 2020 @ 4:15 pm

Please tune in next week to learn about life for those who are incarcerated and how you can make a difference in the upcoming 2021 Texas Legislative session. Join us for guest speakers, a student panel and testimonies from the inside for a dialogue on US Prison Reform and the Texas Earned Time Credit Bill.

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Distinguished speakers

  • Jennifer Erschabek, executive director of the Texas Inmate Families Association (TIFA). TIFA provides support, education and advocacy for families with loved ones incarcerated in Texas.
  • David Collingsworth, producer of The Prison Show at 90.1 FM KPFTand longtime volunteer criminal justice advocate working with families and formerly incarcerated through faith-based ministries in Texas. Incarcerated in Texas for 15 years.
  • Ernst Fenelon, Jr., senior program coordinator at The Prison Education Project, author, Criminal Justice Reformist and a beneficiary of the Earned Time Credit bill in California.
  • Hank Lamb, radio show host for The Prison Show at 90.1 FM KPFTfor 26 years, advocate for inmates, at-risk youth, ex-offenders and their families. Formerly incarcerated in California.
  • Sharon McKinney, advocacy team leader & director of programs for the Texas Inmate Families Association. Liaison between Texas legislature and families. Spent 7 years in the Texas prison system.

            Interns

  • Danielle Sklar
  • Daisy Chaudruc
  • Callie Radecki
  • Elliot Raskin
  • Isabella Aguillar
  • Ivette Torres
  • Alex Wise
  • Lily Kraft
  • Isabel Lana

Introduction by:

Tyee Griffith, manager for Justice Education Initiative, The Claremont Colleges

Moderator

Susan Pratt ’86, internship program leader, Criminal Justice Advocate, and inaugural recipient of the Alumni Community Engagement Award.

Action Items

Resources

For More Information Contact: [email protected]

Co-sponsors: The People’s Pitzer, Justice Education, The Institute for Local Global Action and Study (IGLAS), Office of Alumni and Family Engagement, and private donors.

Details

Date:
October 14, 2020
Time:
4:15 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1257268647963246

Venue

Virtual Event
CA United States

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