This event has already happened. Check out our other great events!


Criminal Justice Reform: a Conversation and Panel Discussion with District Attorney Larry Krasner and Chief Public Defender Keir Bradford-Grey and Community Advocates

Mon, February 11, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Set in Mississippi during the Jim Crow era and present day, Sing, Unburied, Sing explores the history of the state’s penitentiary, Parchman Farm, and contextualizes the development of mass incarceration in America.

At this event focusing on Philadelphia's criminal justice system, District Attorney Larry Krasner and Chief Public Defender Keir Bradford-Grey will discuss how their offices are working together to affect policy and reform. 

Following their conversation, a panel of formerly incarcerated leaders will discuss advocacy in juvenile justice, reentry services, and local policy.

Panelists include Kempis Ghani Songster, Co-founder of The Redemption Project; Cameron Holmes, Reentry Services Provider; and Reuben Jones, #CLOSEthecreek Campaign Coordinator, Just Leadership USA.

This One Book, One Philadelphia event explores themes in the featured 2019 selection, Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward. 

 

RSVP to attend this free event. 

 

 

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5322

Upcoming One Book, One Philadelphia Events

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
7:00 P.M.
Woke & Well-read Book Club: Sing, Unburied, Sing | Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019