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Join Experts in D.C. on Thurs 6/28 at 2pm for a Discussion on Sentencing Reform

June 27, 2018 at 10:13 am No comments yet

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Capitol Visitor Center

SVC 212

2-3:30 PM EDT

Our nation’s over-reliance on mass incarceration significantly harms individuals, families and communities, and costs billions of dollars in both direct spending and lost potential. Join us for a discussion with researchers, practitioners, formerly incarcerated individuals, and policy experts to learn more about the problem of mass incarceration and the status of criminal justice reform legislation in the U.S. Senate. RSVP required.

Matthew Epperson, Associate Professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, and Co-Director, Smart Decarceration Initiative

Daniel Cooper, Co-Executive Director, Institute of Social Exclusion, Adler University

Khalil Cumberbatch, Associate Vice President of Policy, Fortune Society

Marc Mauer, Executive Director, The Sentencing Project

Sakira Cook, Senior Counsel, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (invited)

Jesselyn McCurdy, Legislative Office, ACLU Washington (invited)

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