Reentry Event at Main Library downtown Akron on Saturday, January 20th @ 11am-1pm

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on January 17, 2018

  • Reentry

 

UPCOMING REENTRY EVENT AT
MAIN LIBRARY, 60 SOUTH HIGH ST., AKRON

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20TH
11:00AM – 1:00PM

Reentry in Motion: Prison Industrial Complex
Ma
in Library Room 1

A film which examines the Prison Industrial Complex using interviews by civil rights crusader Angela Davis, and other prison reformers, is presented. The documentary also highlights the work of Susan Burton, former incarcerated mother who established A New Way of Life, which is a group of transitional homes for women coming home from incarceration. Scholars of an idea called the Prison Abolition Movement, will discuss the movement and analyze the racial and gender violence in prison. Reentry material and handouts provided.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

For more information, please contact the Library @ 330-643-9020


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Olivia McCarthy