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33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

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Larchmont Mamaroneck Human Rights Committee's

33rd ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMEMORATIVE PROGRAM -

"Reimagining Dr. King's Dream: Examining Criminal Justice Reform in the U.S."

Event Honorees: Elizabeth Saenger, co-founder, Youth Shelter Program of Westchester

Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 2pm to 3:30pm

Hommocks Middle School Auditorium, Larchmont, NY

Sponsored by CURE (Coalition for Understanding Racism through Education), Community Resource Center and Mamaroneck Union Free School District



"Reimagining Dr. King's Dream: Examining Criminal Justice Reform in the U.S."

Join Marlon Peterson, a social justice leader, as he tackles the complicated legacy of Martin Luther King as it relates to today's movement towards criminal justice reform. Who do our prisons serve? What makes laws just or unjust? How do we rehabilitate the criminal justice system? Marlon spent his entire 20's inside New York State prisons for his involvement in a crime as a teenager. During that time he earned an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice with Honors. He spent the last five years of his incarceration as the head of the Transitional Services Center where he created programming and curricula for men nearing release from incarceration. With his firsthand experience within the system, Marlon is uniquely qualified to lead us in this conversation.


Marlon Peterson is the host of the Decarcerated Podcast and Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equity. He is also the founder and chief re-imaginator of The Precedential Group, a social justice consulting firm, and a 2015 recipient of the prestigious Soros Justice Fellowship. Marlon is also an Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar, and Fall 2016 TED Resident. His TED Talk, "Am I not human? a call for criminal justice reform," has over 1 million views.


This event will inspire provocative thought and dialogue around racism and criminal justice reform in our country. Please use your discretion wtih children under the age of 11 years old.

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