OCT 26 FLINT CONFERENCE:  “Addressing the Incarceration Epidemic: Saving Lives. Money. Our Community”
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OCT 26 FLINT CONFERENCE: “Addressing the Incarceration Epidemic: Saving Lives. Money. Our Community”

 

Laura Sager, CAPPS’s executive director, will join a panel of advocates at 1 pm on October 26 at this important conference exploring policies leading to Michigan’s over-reliance on incarceration.

Sponsors include: Woodside Church, Motherly Intercession, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint and Greater Galilee Baptist Church:

The conference is Saturday, October 26 – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

There will be presentations and panel discussions designed to help understand the issues and explore the solutions:

  • Conference keynote speaker: La Ron Williams, nationally acclaimed storyteller and social activist who grew up in Flint, graduating from Southwestern High School
  • Action Expo: Displays by organizations focused on the incarceration epidemic.
  • Continental breakfast and lunch provided

Admission is free.  Reservations, however, are required.  Attendance will be limited.  Please call 810.265.7052 for more information and to make your reservation, including childcare arrangements.

On Oct. 27 there will be “A Response from the Pulpit” from

Conference flyer: Addressing Over-incarceration Oct 26 conference

CONFERENCE PRESS RELEASE:

http://www.eastvillagemagazine.org/en/news-releases3/20077-mass-incarceration-events-to-be-held-oct-26-27

 

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