About 80% of Illinois prisoners were in the foster care system during childhood.
The event will feature a screening of Michelle Alexander on The New Jim Crow and Dorothy Roberts on The Color of Child Welfare, followed by a live presentation and discussion with Charity Tolliver, founder of Black on Both Sides—a new organization that works to end the foster care-to-prison pipeline. Free and open to the public
Wednesday, June 24, 7–9 p.m.
Unitarian Church of Evanston
1330 Ridge Avenue (map), Room 3
(parking lot and entrance on Greenwood)
Refreshments will be served
RSVP and questions to GailTSmith@gmail.com
Unitarian Church of Evanston, Peace and Justice Committee
Prisons and Restorative Justice Task Force
Chicago Books to Women in Prison