Mass Incarceration, Shame of the Nation:
Panel Discussions on Racism and the Criminal Justice System
Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 - 2:00 pm
Lateef Islam Auditorium
Family Partnership Center
29 N Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Speakers will explore the prison system and other examples of the "New Jim Crow" that keep people of color in poverty and servitude in the United States. Panel discussions will highlight what American citizens of all ages and races can do to identify and begin to dismantle this new form of racial prejudice. Includes a complementary lunch with time for discussion. Reservations advised to guarantee a seat: 845-475-8781.
Organized by The New Jim Crow Action Committee
Cosponsors: Middle East Crisis Response, Dutchess Peace, Peace Action NY,
Vassar Grassroots Alliance for Alternative Politics (GAAP), the Vassar Prison Initiative (VPI), Hip Hop 101, and the Young Democratic Socialists (YDS).