Thursday, January 5, 2012

Sat, 1/7, "Community Forum on '3-Strikes' Prison Law in MA"




Community Town Hall Forum
3 Strikes Law in MA?!? Habitual Offender Bill: Senate Bill 2059 / House Bill 3811

Saturday, January 7th 2012

12:30-1 PM – Refreshments / networking
1-4:30 PM – Community forum / panel

Dudley Library
65 Warren St. Roxbury

Panelists:
Rev. George Walters-Sleyon (Center for Church & Prison)
Rep. Carlos Henriquez (State Representative 5th Suffolk District)
Michael Curry (NAACP Boston President)
Atty. Stephanie Soriano-Mills (NAACP Boston Legal Redress Committee. Chair)
Harold Adams (CFROP Committee of Friends and Relatives of Prisoners)
Luis Bajana (EPOCA – Ex-Prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement)
Susan Mortimer (Mass Decarcerate)
Atty. Barbara J. Dougan (FAMM – Families Against Mandatory Minimums)

Supporting organizations:
Center for Church & Prison, NAACP Boston, NAN Boston (National Action Network), CFROP (Committee of Friends and Relatives of Prisoners), UMN (Union of Minority Neighborhoods), BWA (Boston Workers Alliance), FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums), Mass Decarcerate, EPOCA (Ex-Prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement), Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, Mass Black Empowerment Coalition, New Democracy Coalition, Nation of Islam, Touch FM, DRIVE, Blackstonian, Brothers For Boston, Occupy The Hood Boston, VOL (Voices of Liberation)

Invited Guests: Members of MA Black & Latino Legislative Caucus

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