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The Stoop Series: Decarcerated – What Justice Looks Like
April 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue, April 18, 2017
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
On April 18th from 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm at BRIC Studios in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, I will be hosting a live town hall event called, Decarcerated: What Justice Looks Like. I will be in conversation with some AMAZING PEOPLE who will be speaking about their journeys of success. Rarely do we have the platforms to speak to our journeys of success despite prison and many of the carceral spaces we navigate. This is a great way to spend your evening on Tuesday, April 18th at 7:00 pm.
Look who we got:
- Khalil Cumberbatch, Manage of Trainings at JustLeadership USA
- Teresa Hodge, current Soros Justice Fellow, TEDx Speaker, co-founder of Mission-Launch, Inc.
- Topeka Sam, founder of The Ladies of Hope Ministries (LOHM), National Council for Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls
- Andre Mitchell, Founder and Executive of Manu Up, Inc.
- Cory Greene, co-Founder of H.O.L.L.A! (How Our Lives Link Altogether, Echoing Green Fellow, and featured in the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary, the 13th
The event is free. Please RSVP at: http://bit.ly/2oeDSpi | Livestream will be available at: http://bit.ly/Decarcerate. BRIC Arts Media is located at 647 Fulton Street (enter on Rockwell Place), Brooklyn, BY 11217.
There are 70 million people living in the U.S. with a criminal conviction. These people are experts of their own experiences and are transforming our understanding of justice and community. Hear from them directly in a series of first hand personal accounts, along with a town hall style conversationmoderated by national social and criminal justice advocate, writer, organizational trainer, educator and Ebony Power 100 honoree Marlon Peterson.
Co-presented with Decarcerated Podcast, a production of BePrecedential.
Illuminating the arts and life around us, BRIC’s Stoop Series explores music, theater, visual art, media, literature, comedy, and other creative fields, through performances, presentations, participatory activities and dynamic conversations. There’s something different every week!
This spring the Stoop Series includes a special mini-series of How To evenings speaking directly to BRIC’s artist community. These panel discussions bring artists and cultural workers together to share stories about exciting successes and instructive failures in the process of finding resources, collaborating and engaging community around their work