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Care Not Cages
Date Friday May 20
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Where: First Unitarian Church of Oakland: 685 14th St. corner of Castro and 14th
Date: Friday May 20th, 7-9 PM
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorMicky Duxbury
Care Not Cages:

40 minute documentary film and panel discussion on the use of Solitary Confinement. The film Breaking Down the Box examines the mental health, racial justice and human rights implications of the use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons. Panelists will include Laura Magnani, director of American Friends Service Committee’s Bay Area Healing Justice Program. Author of "America's First Penitentiary: A 200 Year Old Failure and co-author of “Beyond Prisons: A New Interfaith Paradigm for Our Failed Prison System.” Jennifer Kim, Esq. Director of Programs for the Ella Baker Center will discuss the current legislation on confinement and isolation for youth. There will be a mock solitary confinement booth on site.

Co-sponsored by Ella Baker Faith in Action Partnership of The First Unitarian Church of Oakland and American Friends Service Committee
Film trailer: https://vimeo.com/129764024
Added to the calendar on Thursday Apr 28th, 2016 2:09 PM

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