“Prisons Do Not Disappear Social Problems”…Ready to Talk?
– There are 2.2 Million people in today’s prisons and jails.
– 1 in 3 Black Men born before 2001 will be imprisoned.
– New Jersey has the largest Black/White Incarceration Disparity in the U.S.
Speaker Line Up:
George Helmy, State Director for NJ Sen. Cory Booker
James Williams IV, Juvenile Justice Field Organizer, NJ Inst. for Social Justice
The Mountain View Project, Rutgers University
John G. Koufos, Executive Director, New Jersey Reentry Corporation
Jennifer Narr-Rodrigues, Advocate
Jason Bost, Author and Advocate
Performances by the Meta Theatre Company