5 2015

Jail to Yale: Human Rights Shabbat - Racism in the Criminal Justice System

1:00PM - 4:00PM  

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek 55 East Kings Highway
Chester, CT 06412
(860) 526-8920

Contact Wendy Bayor
(860) 526-8920

George Chochos, celebrated former convict for armed robbery now in Yale Divinity School, will join Tamara Lanier, Criminal Justice Chair of the state NAACP, David McGuire, Policy and Legislative Director of the ACLU of Connecticut, and Rabbi Goldenberg for a discussion of racial justice, over-incarceration and The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, award winning book by Professor Michelle Alexander. Free and open to the public, but you are encouraged to bring books to donate to the York Correctional Institution in Niantic. CBSRZ office for more information 860-526-8920.

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