Foreverfamily MLK Lecture and MLK Policy Panel Discussion

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Every year, Foreverfamily sponsors a lecture to honor the legacy of Dr. King, who was also an incarcerated parent, and highlight important issues widely related to incarceration and the needs of incarcerated people and their families.

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Foreverfamily is an Atlanta based nonprofit that has served the children of incarcerated people for over 30 years (see their website www.foreverfam.org for more info).

Every year, Foreverfamily sponsors a lecture the Thursday before the MLK holiday to honor the legacy of Dr. King, who was also an incarcerated parent, and highlight important issues widely related to incarceration and the needs of incarcerated people and their families.

This year's MLK Lecture is being co-sponsored by the GSU departments of Political Science, Sociology, and Criminal Justice as well as the GSU Criminal Justice Student Association. 

The event will be taking place next Thursday, January 16th, from 5:30 pm to 8 pm in rooms 749 and 750 of the Georgia State University Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.

Please join Foreverfamily for this year's MLK Lecture on the mass incarceration epidemic gripping our nation by Pamela Winn, Georgia anti-prisoner shackling advocate and founder of RestoreHER, and a policy panel discussion with Jeri Ross, author of a prison memoir, See You in the Sky: A Memoir of Prison, Possibility and Peace, and Brian Núñez, a dedicated anti-youth criminalization activist and the Digital Organizer for Georgia Shift.

Please visit www.bit.ly/MLKLecture19 to register for the event and read the participants' bios

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  • Created On: Jan 7, 2020 - 11:24am
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