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Friday, May 19 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Criminal (IN)Justice System: Understanding (and Dismantling) the School-to-Prison Pipeline and Mass Incarceration

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Did you know that the US incarcerates more people per capita than any other country? Or that they determine how many prisons to build based on 3rd/4th grade reading scores? We will explore the injustices of the criminal justice system, how schools contribute to overcrowded prisons, and how the US is getting rich off of prison labor. Learn practical and powerful ways to impact and dismantle the system (even if you never meet a prisoner).

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Amy Williams

Juvenile Justice Advocate/Gang Intervention Specialist, A Hope Dealer
Amy “Hope Dealer” Williams is a 24-year youth ministry veteran, certified Gang Intervention Specialist, and juvenile justice advocate in Chicago. She's an advisory board member of the National Institute for Juvenile Justice Ministries, a steering committee member for the CCDA... Read More →

Friday May 19, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm PDT
Duke 520