September 2, 2015 Discussion on Baltimore at Mount St. Mary's University
Emmitsburg, MD -- Marc Mauer will participate in a panel discussion on the recent unrest in Baltimore. The event will explore the intersection of poverty and race in Baltimore as well as the impact of the criminal justice system on communities of color.
September 11, 2015 America and the Global War on Drugs
Washington, D.C. -- Jeremy Haile will participate in a panel discussion on the war on drugs hosted by DC+Acumen as part of their Social Innovation Festival. The event will take place Friday, September 11th from 6-8pm at Impact Hub DC.Issue Area(s): Drug Policy,Incarceration,Racial Disparity,Sentencing Policy
September 17, 2015 Mandatory Minimums: New Opportunities for Criminal Justice Reform
Washington, D.C. -- Marc Mauer will participate in a panel discussion on mandatory minimum sentencing at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 45th Annual Legislative Conference on September 17th, 3-5 pm. The session will examine the latest efforts in Congress and in the Obama Administration to repeal mandatory minimums and harsh crack-powder cocaine sentencing disparities. Leading scholars, advocates, and federal officials will discuss legislative reform proposals pending before Congress and the ongoing steps the Department of Justice has taken to address mandatory minimums and sentencing disparities. Additional information about the conference is available here.Issue Area(s): Drug Policy,Incarceration,Racial Disparity,Sentencing Policy
October 1, 2015 A Conversation on Mass Incarceration at Bowie State University
Bowie, MD -- Nazgol Ghandnoosh will participate in a panel discussion organized by the criminal justice program at Bowie State University. The event will focus on the state of the American justice system; the causes and effects of mass incarceration on individuals, families and communities; decreased investment in welfare and the increased investment in prisons; the role of race in our criminal justice system; and solutions for change.
October 2, 2015 America’s Race to Incarcerate
Chicago, IL -- Marc Mauer will deliver the annual Fall Lecture for the DePaul University Honors Program, discussing race and the criminal justice system.Issue Area(s): Drug Policy,Incarceration,Juvenile Justice,Racial Disparity,Sentencing Policy
October 23, 2015 Visions of Justice
Wilmington, DE -- Marc Mauer will participate in the Delaware Center for Justice's public education event, "Visions of Justice." His presentation will focus on the importance of moving criminal justice reform conversations beyond non-violent drug offenses and real strategies to reduce mass incarceration.