True Reformers: Celebrating Justice Heroes Past & Present

True Reformers: Celebrating Justice Heroes Past & Present

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Public Welfare Foundation

1200 U Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20009

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Public Welfare Foundation is opening the doors of the historic True Reformer Building to honor our history and celebrate our future.

About this event

Join us on Tuesday, April 9th as we gather as a community to talk about how we – together – can catalyze a transformative approach to justice that is community-led, restorative, and racially just.

Speakers include:

  • Amanda Alexander, Founding Executive Director, Detroit Justice Center
  • Eddie Bocanegra, Senior Director, Heartland Alliance
  • Quincy Booth, Director of DC Department of Corrections
  • Marcus Bullock, Founder, Flikshop
  • Kaliq Crosby, Artist, Kaliq Customs
  • Keela Hailes, Reentry Manager, Free Minds
  • Samantha Harvell, Principal Policy Associate, Urban Institute
  • Shellée Haynesworth, Creator & Executive Producer, Black Broadway on U
  • Clinton Lacey, Director of DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services
  • Yanique Redwood, President and CEO, Consumer Health Foundation
  • Danielle Sered, Author of Until We Reckon and Executive Director of Common Justice
  • Syrita Steib-Martin, Founding Executive Director, Operation Restoration
  • Kia Weatherspoon, President, Determined By Design

Performance by students from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts

True transformative justice will take an army of like-minded abolitionists. We hope you’ll join us on April 9th to celebrate this new season at Public Welfare Foundation.

Food and refreshments will be served.

Please join our wait list to receive updates on additional tickets.