How much do you know about Arizona’s criminal justice system? How does it affect individuals and their families when they do get in the system?
Isis Gil, of the ACLU of Arizona, will present an eye-opening account of what happens in the criminal justice process and reveal the realities of our broken system. This presentation is a brief introduction into the harms Arizona's criminal justice has on thousands of people and their families.
She will involve our audience as participants through the entire process of incarceration to fully immerse us in the realities of our broken system. Throughout the presentation there will be moments to reflect and discuss some of the most troubling aspects of the criminal justice system. This will lead us into a discussion of how to take immediate action to transform the way society approaches justice.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona is presenting the Campaign for Smart Justice Welcome Session. The goal of the Campaign for Smart Justice is to reduce Arizona's prison and jail populations by 50 percent while fighting racial disparities in the justice system. For additional information about the Campaign for Smart Justice, visit: www.smartjusticeaz.org
Doors open at 9:00 am for optional buffet breakfast ($5 donation) and socializing. Presentation begins at 10:00 am.
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The Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix presents its Sunday Speaker meetings twice a month on Sunday mornings.
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A Children's Program is available during the Speaker Meeting. Please see the HSGP Meetup for the Children's Program at this meeting for more information and to RSVP with the number of children attending.
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MESA, AZ 85201-4009