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Mass Incarceration and Reentry: The Search for Community Revitalization

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1:00 pm
Where: Perkins Community Center • 155 Talbot Ave. Dorchester • Dorchester

 Invitation to a Strategic Public Forum
and Panel Discussion. 

 The Center for Church and Prison, Inc. invites you to its end-of-year public forum/panel discussion on the topic: 

Mass Incarceration and Reentry:
The Search for Community Revitalization

This forum looks at the inter-connection between mass incarceration and its sociopolitical, economic, and psychological impacts on the community. The goal is solution development and adequate forms of intervention within the context of Reentry.  

We will be hearing from those who have been "there," have been severely "affected," have overcome the challenges, and are working to make a difference. 
Keynote speaker: Former State Representative: Mr. Carlos Henriequez
Panelists include: Mr. Darrin Howell, Mr. Horace Small, Mr. Kenneth Spinkston, Mrs. Andrea Goode-James, etc. 


"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies."


Martin Luther King, Jr.  

"The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons"- Fyodor Dostoevsky
The  Center for Church and Prison is a resource and research center working  towards community revitalization through prison reform- strategic solution development and intervention in the high rate of incarceration and recidivism  especially  for men, women and boys of color in the US prison system.
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