When: Sat., Oct 1, 9:30 Registration, 10 am to 2:00 PM – Lunch Included.
Where: All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church
196 Elm St,, Braintree – Handicap accessible, Free.
Who: YOU – open to the public, along with activists
This is a crucial time in the struggle for equity, issues of faith and the need for action.
Presenters will discuss justice and corrections reform in Massachusetts and the anticipated impact of the Council of State Government Study with recommended reform in Dec. 2016.
Hear from a formerly incarcerated person on what it’s like to be at the mercy of the Commonwealth’s justice system; as well as alternatives to courts and prison, such as restorative justice, and what you can do to support sane alternatives.
Another panel inform people on the progress of the Fair Share Amendment and what you can do help get this passed.
Join us for lively discussion and plan to the next steps on how individuals, groups and congregations can join the movement for justice.
Save the date – What do sheriffs do and why should I care?
When: Monday, Oct. 24, 7-8 pm
Where: From the comfort of your own home
Call in: 605 475 5900 access 618-9987#
Why: Find out how the 14 county sheriffs in Mass. impact the county jails and who is up for election.
Who: Activist Angel Cosme of Brockton Interfaith will share information on why voters must care about this powerful role that impacts incarceration and recidivism.