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|Prison Abolition Community Discussion|
|Date||Sunday September 29|
|Time||2:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
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First Congregational Church of Oakland
2501 Harrison Street (corner of 27th & Harrison)
|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
|ntorbett [at] seminaryofthestreet.org|
This is a community discussion circle on the ethical argument to abolish prisons. The foundational presentation will be given by Steve Martinot, author of an extensive essay, The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment. Other presenters include Marie Levin, sister of a man held in solitary confinement over 29 years; Nuri Nusrat, member of the Bay Area Transformative Justice Collaborative; Judge Gail Bereola of the Alameda County Superior Court and Convener of the Alameda County Restorative Juvenile Justice Task Force; and Elder Rev. Betty Williams of the Alameda Race Violence Task Force.
All are invited to bring your questions, concerns and insight to this discussion circle; this event is free.