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Upcoming Events
May 30, 2015 Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

Seattle, WA -- Nazgol Ghandnoosh will participate in two panel discussions on sentencing and violence and sentencing reform at the Law & Society Association's Annual Meeting. Additional information about the conference can be found here.

Issue Area(s): Incarceration,Racial Disparity,Sentencing Policy
June 1, 2015 Webinar: Racial Impact Statements

Ashley Nellis will be presenting in a webinar hosted by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice on racial impact statements and how they can help reduce racial disparities in the juvenile justice system. Additional information on the webinar and presenters is available here. Register here.

Issue Area(s): Juvenile Justice,Racial Disparity
June 4, 2015 Featuring the House that Herman Built: James Forman Jr. and Marc Mauer on reducing incarceration

Brooklyn, NY -- The Sentencing Project's Executive Director Marc Mauer and Yale Law Professor James Forman Jr. will discuss initiatives to reduce American incarceration rates at the Brooklyn Public Library at 7 pm. The library is currently displaying "The House That Herman Built," an art exhibition and culmination of the artistic and literary works resulting from the years-long correspondence between visual artist Jackie Sumell and Herman Wallace, a Black Panther activist and member of the Angola Three who had been kept in solitary confinement for more than 30 years. RSVP to the event here.

Issue Area(s): Incarceration,Racial Disparity,Sentencing Policy
June 19, 2015 The Changing Climate for Criminal Justice Reform

Atlantic City, NJ -- Marc Mauer will be the keynote speaker for the annual meeting of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Correctional Association. More information available here.

Issue Area(s): Incarceration
July 24, 2015 Reforming Justice and Reinvesting in Our Communities

Washington, D.C. -- Marc Mauer will be a featured panelist at the 2015 Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network National Convening. Moderated by Van Jones, the panel will facilitate a dialogue around racism, violence, militarization, and misconduct in the criminal justice system. Additional information available here.

Issue Area(s): Incarceration,Juvenile Justice,Racial Disparity,Sentencing Policy
August 1, 2015 Mass Incarceration: A Nation Behind Bars

Chicago, IL -- Marc Mauer will speak at a session on "Mass Incarceration: A Nation Behind Bars," at the American Bar Association's annual meeting. Other panelists will include James Cole, Sherrilyn Ifill, and John Hagan. Additional information available here.