Building A Movement to Address Long Prison Terms and Violence

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Join us on September 14, 2020 for a discussion about building a movement to stop long prison terms and prevent violence in communities.

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The online event will feature two panels and the world premiere of the short film “The Trouble with Long Prison Terms” from Brave New Films, which outlines the importance of centering the elimination of long prison terms in any decarceration strategy.

Featured Panelists:

  • Joel Castón, Founding Mentor, Young Men Emerging Unit – Washington, DC
  • Fatimah Loren Dreier, Executive Director, The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention
  • Robert Saleem Holbrook, Executive Director, Abolitionist Law Center (PA)
  • Romarilyn Ralston, Executive Director, Project Rebound (CA)
  • Kumar Rao, Director of Justice Transformation, The Center for Popular Democracy
  • José Hamza Saldaña, Director, Release Aging People in Prison (NY)
  • Danielle Sered, Executive Director, Common Justice

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Organizer Justice Policy Institute

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The Justice Policy Insitute (JPI) is a national criminal justice reform nonprofit whose mission is to reduce the use of incarceration and the justice system by promoting fair and effective policies. 

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