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|The Politics of Crime and Punishment|
|Date||Thursday November 03|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church at 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek 94596|
|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
|Organizer/Author||Mary Alice O'Connor|
|info [at] mtdpc.org|
|Address||55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek 94596|
The Politics of Crime and Punishment
A Forum with
Former San Quentin Warden Jeanne Woodford
California Senator Mark DeSaulnier
St. Mary’s College Professor Ron Ahnen
Kenny Johnson, Former Inmate
Moderated by Bob Lane, MDUUC prison reform activist
Jeanne Woodford is the Executive Director of Death Penalty Focus, a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the death penalty and its alternatives.
California Senator Mark DeSaulnier will discuss the current state of California’s prison system and the serious need for reform.
Ron Ahnen will discuss conditions and cost of California's Supermax Prisons and the Prisoners' Hunger Strike.
Kenny Johnson spent over twenty years in prison and has been out of prison since 1997. He is a spiritual teacher and consultant to families and to those who have been out of prison.
Suggested donation: $12 General, $10 Peace Center and Church members, $5 students with current ID; wheelchair accessible. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Please bring nonperishable food items and/or large size disposable diapers for Monument Crisis Center. Thank you for your generosity!