Dismantling Barriers to Life:
A speak out on mass incarceration
Saturday, March 11, 12:30–4 pm
First Baptist Congregational
1613 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago (map)
Hear from people directly affected by incarceration, share ideas for action and more at this community event hosted by Cabrini Green Legal Aid, Community Renewal Society, Growing Home, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation, StoryCorps and the Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois.
Colette Payne (Cabrini Green Legal Aid) and Marlon Chamberlain (Community Renewal Society) will emcee.
- Audio stories recorded in partnership with StoryCorps
- Panel discussion on “Barriers to Life”
- Peace Circles facilitated by Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation
- Opportunity to share and connect with advocacy organizations
We’ll be tabling before (12:30–1 pm) and after the event (4–4:30 pm). In addition to Chicago Books to Women in Prison, you can meet Chicago Community Bond Fund, Chicago Freedom School, Chicago League of Abolitionist Whites, Free Write Arts & Literacy, Jane Addams Resource Corporation, Liberation Library and Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project.
Free of charge and open to the public
Light refreshments served