New Jim Crow Forum
Saturday January 19
- By: Weaving the Fabric of Diversity of the First Unitarian Congregation of Brooklyn, St. Mary’s Church of Harlem
- Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
In the Chapel of First Unitarian ChurchPierrepont St. at Monroe Place (enter chapel to the right of the front stairs)Brooklyn, NYMap: maps.google.com
- Source: Reentry Net > Reentry Resource Center - New York
Weaving the Fabric of Diversity of the First Unitarian Congregation of Brooklyn and St. Mary's Church of Harlem present The New Jim Crow Forum a discussion of the realities of mass incarceration of young men of color in our society today and the social consequences for the country as a whole, based on issues that are raised in Michelle Alexander's best-selling book The New Jim Crow.
The discussion features panelists Eric Adams, New York State Senator; Chris Johnson, Head of Horizon Youth; Glenn E. Martin, VP of Development and Public Affairs - The Fortune Society; Jason Myers, Adjunct Professor of Writing at William Patterson University and Fairleigh Dickinson University; and testimony from parishioners at St. Mary's Episcopal Church Harlem.
For more information visit www.fuub.org.